NBA Finals: Top 20 Players with the Most Championship Rings

Bill Russell Has 11 Rings with the Boston Celtics

Bill Russell Has 11 Rings with the Boston Celtics, Most All-Time (sikids)

A few days back, we looked at the Top 20 Players in Major League Baseball with the most World Series rings.  It was a list dominated by New York Yankees.

Today, take a look at the Top 20 Players in NBA history with the most Championship rings.  It is a list dominated by the Boston Celtics of the late 1950’s and 1960’s.  Bill Russell has the most rings of all time: 11.

The Lakers’ early 1950’s, 1980’s and 2000’s dynasties (Minneapolis and Los Angeles) also feature prominently.

UPDATED LIST: Congratulations to the 2013-14 Champion San Antonio Spurs – and Tim Duncan, who joins the ranks of the below with his 5th title.

1. Bill Russell 11 Boston Celtics: ’57, ’59-’66, ’68, ’69
2. Sam Jones 10 Boston Celtics: ’59-’66, ’68, ’69
3. John Havlicek 8 Boston Celtics: ’63-’66, ’68, ’69, ’74, ’76
3. Tom Heinsohn 8 Boston Celtics: ’57, ’59-’65
3. K.C. Jones 8 Boston Celtics: ’59-’66
3. Tom Sanders 8 Boston Celtics: ’61-’66, ’68, ’69
7. Robert Horry 7 Houston Rockets: ’94, ’95; L.A. Lakers ’00-’02; San Antonio Spurs ’05, ’07
7. Frank Ramsey 7 Boston Celtics: ’57, ’59-’64
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 6 Milwaukee Bucks: ’71; L.A. Lakers: ’80, ’82, ’85, ’87, ’88
9. Bob Cousy 6 Boston Celtics: ’57, ’59-’63
9. Michael Jordan 6 Chicago Bulls: ’91-’93, ’96-’98
9. Jim Loscutoff 6 Boston Celtics: ’57, ’59-’64
9. Scottie Pippen 6 Chicago Bulls: ’91-’93, ’96-’98
14. Kobe Bryant 5 L.A. Lakers: ’00-’02, ’09, ’10
14. Michael Cooper 5 L.A. Lakers: ’80, ’82, ’85, ’87, ’88
14. Tim Duncan 5 San Antonio Spurs: ’99, ’03, ’05, ’07, ’14
14. Derek Fisher 5 L.A. Lakers: ’00-’02, ’09, ’10
14. Ron Harper 5 Chicago Bulls: ’96-’98; L.A. Lakers ’00, ’01
14. Magic Johnson 5 L.A. Lakers: ’80, ’82, ’85, ’87, ’88
14. Steve Kerr 5 Chicago Bulls: ’96-’98; San Antonio Spurs ’99, ’03
14. Slater Martin 5 Minneapolis Lakers: ’50, ’52-’54; St. Louis Hawks ’58
14. George Mikan 5 Minneapolis Lakers: ’49, ’50, ’52-’54
14. Don Nelson 5 Boston Celtics: ’66, ’68, ’69, ’74, ’76
14. Jim Pollard 5 Minneapolis Lakers: ’49, ’50, ’52-’54
14. Dennis Rodman 5 Detroit Pistons ’89, ’90; Chicago Bulls: ’96, ’97, ’98
14. Larry Siegfried 5 Boston Celtics: ’64-’66, ’68, ’69
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