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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?

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Leeds, Alabama, United States of America
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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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 (born August 13, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "Boogie," ...more
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Ben Wallace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
White Hall, Alabama
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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Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Eric Bledsoe (born December 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays the point guard position, but ...more
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Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Sylacauga, Alabama
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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DeMarre Carroll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll (born July 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Carroll was selected 27th ...more
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JaMychal Green is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Montgomery, Alabama
JaMychal Green (born June 21, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...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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Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama
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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Michael Curry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Anniston, Alabama
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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George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Indianapolis, Indiana
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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Buck Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
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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T. R. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
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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Jamario Moon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Goodwater, Alabama
Jamario Raman Moon Jamar is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Guaros de Lara of the Venezuelan Liga Profesional de Baloncesto. He played college basketball for ...more
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Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Jeff Malone 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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Fennis Dembo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
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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Wesley Person is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama
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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Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Demopolis, Alabama
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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Jason Caffey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Jason Caffey Mobile, Alabama
Jason Andre Caffey is an American former professional basketball player who won two championship rings with the Chicago Bulls in the late 1990s. He later became the head coach of the American ...more
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Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Athens, Alabama
Keith Bernard Askins is a retired American professional basketball player.
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Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Leon Douglas Leighton, Alabama
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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Nate Johnston is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Nate Johnston Birmingham, Alabama
Nate Johnston is an American professional basketball player. He played briefly in the NBA for the Utah Jazz and the Portland Trail Blazers during the 1989-90 season. Johnston, a 6'8" ...more
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Roy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Roy Rogers Linden, Alabama
Roy Lee Rogers, Jr. is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA. Rogers, a 6' 9" power forward from the University of Alabama, was selected with the 22nd ...more
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Ken Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Ken Johnson Tuskegee, Alabama
Kenneth H. "Ken" Johnson is an American former basketball player. He played for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. Johnson played college basketball for ...more
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Joe Meriweather is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Phenix City, Alabama
Joe C. Meriweather was an American professional basketball player. A 6'10" center from Southern Illinois University, Meriweather played ten seasons in the NBA as a member of the Houston ...more