Basketball is one of the most popular sports in sports, and basketball always brings passion to people. Everyone who loves basketball has their favorite basketball stars in their hearts, so now let's talk about the most popular basketball stars in the world.

1. Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is the most influential basketball player in the world and the greatest basketball player in the world. The fans gave him the nickname "God of Basketball", which shows Jordan's influence in basketball. He led the team to the Olympics twice, in 1984 and 1992, winning gold medals both times with a clean record.

2. Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant is the most popular basketball player of the 21st century and one of the greatest basketball players in the world. He has many fans and fans, and after retiring in 2016, he is still playing his residual heat in basketball. In the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics, Bryant led the United States to the final gold medal.

3. LeBron James

As the most popular basketball player in active service, LeBron James has many fans around the world, and he is also one of the most influential basketball players in the 21st century. With a high basketball IQ, sharp breakthroughs, excellent vision and passing skills, James is considered to be one of the most versatile players in the history of the NBA.

4. Shaquille O'Neal

The basketball star, who was born in 1972 and known as "The Shark", has a very strong body and is very good at offense. He has retired after a 19-year career and he has also won many awards in his basketball career.

5. Larry Bird

Born in the United States in 1956, he is one of the "old men" among basketball stars, but he used to be brilliant. He focuses on all-round development, is excellent on offense and defense, and is considered the most valuable player. Once the coach of his team (Indiana Pacers), he is now the team's president.

6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

He was born in the United States in 1947 and is 2.18m tall. He is very good at shooting, and is a hook shot. He has been named the most valuable player six times. He has won numerous awards and is one of the most important players in the NBA today. The performance has been very good all the time, so it is liked by everyone.

7. Chris Paul

He was born in 1985 and is also known as the "queen bee", which shows that he is menacing. He is very good at passing the ball, and his shooting percentage is also very high. Entering the NBA in 2006, he is a potential basketball star who has won awards and honors for the team many times. He also won two gold medals at the Olympics.

8. Kevin Durant

Known as the "Iron Man Superstar", he was born in the United States in 1988. He led his team to work together to capture the NBA scoring championship. Many basketball fans and pundits consider him to be the best player in the NBA, and Durant is also very popular with basketball fans.