Although every NBA team starts off seasons with the idea of winning a championship (at least they used to, pre-tanking), a more realistic goal many set for themselves is to make the playoffs.

There are only a select few men, however, who never missed the playoffs in their NBA careers.

Check out the list below.

Note: We only used players who played a minimum of 10 seasons.

Karl Malone

Played 19 seasons

John Stockton

Played 19 seasons