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Top 5 players with most NBA trophies

Bill-Russell

Constant debates about who is the best player in NBA history and while many would agree on Michael Jordan is that guy, there many other names good enough to be in these conversations. The likes of Bill Russell, Kareem, LeBron & Magic are always valid options on this topic.

There are many different types of trophies in the NBA, representing various impacts players make in the league, however, The Larry O'Brien trophy is probably the ultimate one as it represents winning a championship.

We're bringing you top 5 NBA players with the biggest number of NBA trophies and the answer might surprise you.

5. Magic Johnson

Showtime Lakers was one of the most exciting teams in league history while Magic being one of their leaders. Magic accumulated 13 trophies during his career. He is a 5 time NBA champion, 3x finals MVP, 3x regular season MVP, and won 2 MVP awards in the All-Star game.

4. LeBron James

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The King is in his 15th season in the NBA while still being the best player in the world, simply dominating in every statistical category. LeBron James just like Magic won 13 trophies during his long career. A 3-time NBA champion was also a 3-time finals MVP. LeBron won the regular-season MVP award 4 times and rookie of the year award when he entered the league at the age of 18. Last but not least he was the MVP of the All-Star game twice in his career.

3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem's long and illustrious career is considered one of the best in NBA history and a lot of fans actually consider Kareem being the ultimate GOAT. Jabbar won 15 NBA trophies in his career. Kareem s a 6-time NBA champion while winning 2 finals MVP awards. During his 20 year-long career, Kareem was able to obtain 6 regular-season MVP awards and was also like LeBron rookie of the year when he entered the league after his UCLA days.

2. Bill Russell

An absolute legend of the game and also his only NBA team Boston Celtics. Russell was a defensive specialist and one of the best team players, sacrificing absolutely everything for his team. During his 13-year long career, Russell obtained 17 NBA trophies, while 11 NBA championships is a record still unparalleled to many. Russell won a regular-season MVP award 5 times and is the only player from this list who won the All-Star game MVP award only once.

1. Michael Jordan

It's not a surprise MJ is dominating this list among many others. During his 15-year-long career, MJ accomplished so much and popularised the game of basketball around the globe. He finished his career with 22 NBA trophies. Mike won 6 championships and as you already probably know, he was the 6-time finals MVP. He won the regular-season MVP award 5 times and was a 3-time all-star game MVP. MJ won the rookie of the year award back in 85 and is one of the rare guards to won the defensive player of the year award as well.

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