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Perhaps more than any other professional sports league, NBA teams rely on their star players to carry the load. While we all know it is a team game, certain individuals have emerged to show they are on a different level than their teammates and their competitors. Basketball fans can argue at great lengths over who the best players of all-time are. However, it is difficult to come up with any definitive answers, as people use different criteria for determining what makes a player great. Be it longevity of their greatness, number of championships won, or how good they were at their best, people can not seem to agree on what it means to be the best.
I decided to take a look at the latter-- who was the best, while at their best? There is nothing more enjoyable for a fan than to marvel at a great athlete while they are putting together a career year.
With that, here is a ranking of the top 10 individual seasons in NBA history.