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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?

Vote up the top Alabama NBA players, and add your favorite players if they're missing from the list. 

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Bud Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Bud Stallworth Hartselle, Alabama
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Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Andrew Toney Birmingham, Alabama
Andrew Toney (born November 23, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers from 1980 to 1988. He was ...more
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Warren Kidd is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Warren Kidd Harpersville, Alabama
Warren Lynn Kidd (born September 9, 1970), is an American former basketball player. A solid 6'9", 235 lbs center, he played a single National Basketball Association (NBA) season with the ...more
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Chris Porter is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Abbeville, Alabama
Christopher Bernard Porter (born May 9, 1978) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Hawke's Bay Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL). Known for his large ...more
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Pete Myers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Peter Eddie Myers (born September 15, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player, and a former assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls.
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Bobby Cattage is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Bobby Cattage Huntsville, Alabama
Robert Lewis Cattage (born August 17, 1958) is a retired American basketball player.
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Dave Bustion is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
David Bustion Alabama
David C. "Dave" Bustion, also known as Stretch (born August 30, 1949) is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiately for the University of Denver. He was selected by ...more
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Antonio Lang is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Columbia, South Carolina
Antonio Maurice Lang (born May 15, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player who is currently an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball ...more
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Travis Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Travis Grant
Travis Grant (born January 1, 1950) is a retired American professional basketball player.
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Reggie King is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Reginald Biddings "Reggie" King (born February 14, 1957) is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he was a 6'6" and 225 lb forward and ...more
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Jim Farmer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Jim Farmer Dothan, Alabama
James Hubert Farmer (born September 23, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player who was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the first round (20th pick overall) of the 1987 NBA ...more
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Ennis Whatley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Ennis Whatley (born August 11, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Kansas City Kings in the first round (13th overall) of the 1983 NBA draft. ...more
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Elvin Ivory is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Elvin Dennis Ivory (born July 2, 1948) is a retired professional basketball player who spent one season in the American Basketball Association (ABA) as a member of the Los Angeles Stars during ...more
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James Lang is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
James Lang (born October 17, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Washington Wizards.
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Orlando Graham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Orlando Graham Montgomery, Alabama
Orlando Graham (born May 5, 1965) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Miami Heat in the second round (40th pick overall) of the 1988 NBA draft. A ...more
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Larry Kenon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Larry Joe Kenon (born December 13, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward who had a productive career in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) ...more
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K. J. McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
K. J. McDaniels is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Clemson ...more
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Henry James is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Centreville, Alabama
Henry Charles James (born July 29, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player. Undrafted out of St. Mary's University, Texas, the 6'8" small forward signed with the ...more
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Mickell Gladness is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Mickell Jawaun Gladness (born July 26, 1986) is an American professional basketball player. Gladness grew up in Alabama, played college basketball for Lawson State Community College and Alabama ...more
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Stan Pietkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Stan Pietkiewicz Huntsville, Alabama
Stanley Thomas "Stan" Pietkiewicz (born July 14, 1956) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'5" (195 cm), 200 lb (91 kg) shooting guard and played ...more
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Curtis Rowe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Bessemer, Alabama
Curtis Rowe, Jr. (born July 2, 1949) is an American retired basketball player. A 6'7" forward from UCLA, Rowe was drafted by the Dallas Chaparrals in the 1971 ABA Draft and by the Detroit ...more
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Oliver Robinson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Oliver Robinson
Oliver Robinson (born March 13, 1960) is a retired American basketball player who played shooting guard for the NBA's San Antonio Spurs. He served as a Democratic member of the Alabama House of ...more
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Walter Jordan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Walter Jordan Alabama
Walter Lee Jordan (born February 19, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'7" forward born in Perry, Alabama and from Purdue University, Jordan played one season ...more
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Edgar Jones is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Fort Rucker, Alabama
Edgar Jones (born June 17, 1956) is a retired American professional basketball player who had a career the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1980 to 1986. While playing college ...more
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Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Eddie Phillips Birmingham, Alabama
Eddie Lee Phillips (born September 29, 1961) is an American former professional basketball player of the NBA. At a height of 6'7", he played at the power forward position.