NBA The Best NBA Players from Alabama  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Alabama.

Here are the best NBA players from Alabama. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Alabama includes Charles Barkley, DeMarcus Cousins, Robert Horry, and Eric Bledsoe. Who is the greatest NBA player from Alabama?

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Leeds, Alabama
Charles Wade Barkley is a retired American professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA. Nicknamed "Chuck", "Sir Charles", and ...more

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28 4
DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
DeMarcus Amir Cousins is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball at the ...more

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Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
White Hall, Alabama, United States of America
Ben Camey Wallace is a retired American professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University and signed with the ...more

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17 4
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Eric Bledsoe is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 18th ...more

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Wesley Person is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama, United States of America
Wesley Lavon Person is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. After his playing career, Person became an assistant women's basketball coach and then the head ...more

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Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama, United States of America
Chuck Connors Person is an American basketball coach and former player who is currently an assistant coach at Auburn University. Person played college basketball at Auburn and was selected ...more

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10 3
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
George F. McGinnis is an American retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association. He was drafted into the ...more

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Derrick Coleman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Derrick D. Coleman is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. Coleman was born in Mobile, Alabama but grew up and attended high school in Detroit, Michigan and attended college at ...more

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Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Demopolis, Alabama, United States of America
Theophalus Curtis "Theo" Ratliff is an American retired professional basketball player who last played with the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers. Primarily a center, he was an excellent ...more

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Buck Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Alphonso "Buck" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Houston Rockets in the 1st round of the 1986 NBA Draft. A 6'7" forward ...more

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DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. Carroll was selected 27th overall by the ...more

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Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Leon Douglas Leighton, Alabama, United States of America
Leon Douglas is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues. A bulky 6–10 ft and 230 lbs center at the University of Alabama, he was a four-time ...more

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Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Sylacauga, Alabama, United States of America
Gerald Jermaine Wallace is an American professional basketball small forward who currently plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.

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Michael Curry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Anniston, Alabama, United States of America
Michael Edward "Mike" Curry is an American retired professional basketball player, and current coach of the Florida Atlantic Owls men's basketball team. Curry played in the NBA from ...more

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10 5
Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Athens, Alabama, United States of America
Keith Bernard Askins is a retired American professional basketball player.

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Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Jeffrey Nigel Malone is a retired American professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Mississippi State University, and is mostly known for his time with the Washington ...more

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8 3
JaMychal Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama
JaMychal Green is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association.

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T. R. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Theodore Roosevelt "T. R." Dunn is an American former professional basketball player and currently an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. A ...more

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Dave Bustion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
David Bustion Alabama, United States of America
David C. "Dave" Bustion, also known as Stretch is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiately for the University of Denver. He was selected by the KC-Omaha Kings in ...more

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8 4
Michael Ansley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Michael Antonio Ansley is an American former professional basketball player, who last played with Sportino Inowrocław of the Polish Dominet Bank Ekstraliga. Ansley was selected by the Orlando ...more

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7 3
Tom Boswell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America
Tommy G. Boswell is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward/center from the University of South Carolina, Boswell played six seasons in the National Basketball ...more

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Rod Foster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Rod Foster Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Roderick Allen Foster is a retired American professional basketball player who played for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. He was drafted out of UCLA in 1983 in the second round of the NBA Draft. As ...more

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John Douglas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
John Douglas Thayer, West Virginia, United States of America
John Franklin Douglas was an American first baseman in major league baseball who played five games during the 1945 season for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Born in Thayer, West Virginia, he died at age ...more

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Fennis Dembo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Fennis Marx Dembo is a retired American professional basketball player for the 1989 National Basketball Association champion Detroit Pistons. A small forward, he only played in the NBA for one ...more

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Larry Kenon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
Larry Joe Kenon is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward who had a productive career in both the American Basketball Association and the National Basketball ...more