5. Michael Jordan
"Official" position: Shooting Guard
Other position(s) played: Small Forward
Career years: (1984-1998); (2001-2003)
Career stats: 30.1 PPG, 6.2 RPG, 5.3 APG, 2.3 SPG, 0.8 BPG
Accolades: 5x NBA MVP, 6x NBA Champion, 6x NBA Finals MVP, 14x NBA All-Star, 10x All-NBA First Team, 1x All-NBA Second Team, 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, 9x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 1985 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 1985 NBA Rookie of the Year
We won't lie; it's kind of nice to do a superlative basketball list and have Michael Jordan not be No. 1. Nevertheless, he has to be included simply due to the fact that he did everything well on the basketball court. His incredible drive and will made Jordan the most tenacious competitor ever to play professional sports, and this translated into an attitude where he felt he could (and often did) do everybody else's job on the floor. During his career, Jordan logged five or more steals in a game 99 times, four or more blocks 23 times, 12 or more assists 23 times, and 12 or more rebounds 52 times. In all, he registered 25 triple-doubles. Safe to say, his confidence was justified.