'In my head, I'm top 75': Players, fans react to NBA's 75th anniversary team

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

The NBA revealed a top 75 players in league history list to celebrate its 75th anniversary over the course of three days from Tuesday to Thursday.

"The team is being selected by a blue-ribbon panel of media and current and former players, coaches, general managers and team executives," said the NBA in a statement.

Even though a tie in voting forced this list to include 76 players instead of 75, that wasn't enough to suppress fan and player disagreement over some major snubs. Three-time NBA champion Klay Thompson was at the forefront.

The Golden State Warriors guard wasn't on the list, while some fellow contemporaries with arguably lesser resumes such as Anthony Davis and Damian Lillard made the cut

Following the NBA's final release on Thursday, he took to Instagram to let his feelings known. And in typical Thompson fashion, he did it in the calmest way possible.

"Maybe I'm just naive in my ability to play basketball, but in my head I'm TOP 75 all time," read the photo on his post.

With so much greatness through 75 years of NBA basketball, Thompson was hardly the only snub worth arguing for.

Here are some of the best reactions to the list reveal:

On a more positive note, here are some raw reactions to players learning they made the 75th-anniversary team.

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