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List Rules Vote up the greatest white basketball players ever to play in the NBA

This list of white NBA players includes some of the games most legendary NBA players as well as some of the biggest modern NBA stars. From NBA legends like Larry Bird, George Mikan, and John Stockton to some of today's biggest NBA stars like Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Love, and the Gasol Brothers - Marc Gasol and Pau Gasol, this list has them all. We even included Mr. NBA Logo himself, Jerry West.

There are plenty of Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics legends on here as well. NBA legends like Kurt Rambis, Kevin McHale, Paul Westphal, Bob Cousey, and John Havlicek are all included on this list.

Now it's your turn to tell us which white NBA players you think are the best by voting in the list below. If you see any white NBA players missing from the list, feel free to add them so that other basketball fans and Rankers can vote on your additions!

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Larry Bird Small forward, Power forward

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Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History

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John Stockton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
John Stockton Point guard

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dirk Nowitzki Power forward

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Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Steve Nash Point guard

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Pete Maravich is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History

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Kevin McHale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Kevin McHale Power forward, Center

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John Havlicek is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History

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Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Rick Barry Small forward

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Bob Cousy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bob Cousy Point guard

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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Chris Mullin Shooting guard, Small forward

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Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bill Walton Center

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Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

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Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Manu Ginóbili Shooting guard

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Bob Pettit is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bob Pettit Power forward, Center

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George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
George Mikan Center

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Mark Price is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Mark Price Point guard

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Marc Gasol is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Marc Gasol Power forward, Center

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Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Kevin Love Power forward, Center

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Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Gordon Hayward Small forward

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Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Jeff Hornacek Shooting guard

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Dave Cowens is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dave Cowens Power forward, Center

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Jason Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Jason Williams Point guard

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Jerry Lucas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Jerry Lucas Power forward, Center

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Detlef Schrempf is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Detlef Schrempf Small forward, Power forward

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Tom Chambers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Tom Chambers Power forward, Center

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Arvydas Sabonis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History

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Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Vlade Divac Center

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Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History

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Peja Stojaković is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Peja Stojaković Small forward

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Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bill Laimbeer Center

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Toni Kukoč is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Toni Kukoč Small forward

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Danny Ainge Shooting guard

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Kyle Korver is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Kyle Korver Shooting guard, Small forward

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Blake Griffin Power forward

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Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dan Majerle Shooting guard, Small forward

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Dražen Petrović is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dražen Petrović Shooting guard

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Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Klay Thompson Shooting guard

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Dave DeBusschere is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dave DeBusschere Power forward

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J. J. Redick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
J. J. Redick Point guard, Shooting guard

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Rik Smits is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Rik Smits Center

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Andrei Kirilenko is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Andrei Kirilenko Small forward, Power forward

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Billy Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Billy Cunningham Shooting guard, Small forward

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Jack Sikma is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Jack Sikma Power forward, Center

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Brian Scalabrine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Brian Scalabrine Power forward

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Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Goran Dragić Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

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Dan Issel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dan Issel Power forward, Center

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Bobby Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bobby Jones Small forward

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Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Dolph Schayes Power forward, Center

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Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best White Players in NBA History
Bill Bradley Shooting guard, Small forward