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The Best NBA Players from Alabama

Updated July 13, 2020 3.2k votes 419 voters 11.0k views76 items

List RulesOnly 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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  • Charles Barkley1
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    Charles Barkley

    Leeds, Alabama

    PositionPower forward

    Age57

    Number34

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers

    Charles Wade Barkley (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Ben Wallace2
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    Ben Wallace

    White Hall, Alabama

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age45

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls

    Benjamin Cameron Wallace (born September 10, 1974) is an American retired professional...  more
  • Eric Bledsoe3
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    Eric Bledsoe

    Birmingham, Alabama

    PositionPoint guard

    Age31

    Number6

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    Eric Bledsoe (born December 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • DeMarcus Cousins4
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    DeMarcus Cousins

    Mobile, Alabama

    PositionCenter

    Age30

    Number15

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

    DeMarcus Amir Cousins (born August 13, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Gerald Wallace5
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    Gerald Wallace

    Sylacauga, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age37

    Number45

    TeamsCharlotte Bobcats, Sacramento Kings

    Gerald Jermaine Wallace (born July 23, 1982) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • DeMarre Carroll6
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    DeMarre Carroll

    Birmingham, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward

    Age33

    Number77

    TeamsSan Antonio Spurs

    DeMarre LaEdrick Carroll (born July 27, 1986) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Chuck Person7
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    Chuck Person

    Brantley, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward

    Age55

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Chuck Connors Person (born June 28, 1964) is an American former basketball player and coach....  more
  • George McGinnis8
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    George McGinnis

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age69

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets

    George F. McGinnis (born August 12, 1950) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Derrick Coleman9
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    Derrick Coleman

    Mobile, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward, Center

    Age53

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Detroit Pistons

    Derrick D. Coleman (born June 21, 1967) is an American retired basketball player. Coleman was...  more
  • Theo Ratliff10
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    Theo Ratliff

    Demopolis, Alabama

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age46

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Theophalus Curtis Ratliff (born April 17, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Buck Johnson11
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    Buck Johnson

    Birmingham, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age55

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Houston Rockets

    Alphonso "Buck" Johnson Jr. (born January 3, 1964) is a retired American professional...  more
  • JaMychal Green12
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    JaMychal Green

    Montgomery, Alabama

    PositionPower forward

    Age29

    Number4

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    JaMychal Green (born June 21, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los...  more
  • Reggie King13
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    Reggie King

    Birmingham, Alabama

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age62

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Seattle Supersonics

    Reginald Biddings "Reggie" King (born February 14, 1957) is a retired American professional...  more
  • Jeff Malone14
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    Jeff Malone

    Mobile, Alabama

    PositionShooting guard

    Age58

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat

    Jeffrey Nigel Malone (born June 28, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • Wesley Person15
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    Wesley Person

    Brantley, Alabama

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age48

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers

    Wesley Lavon Person (born March 28, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball player...  more
  • T. R. Dunn16
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    T. R. Dunn

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Age64

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

    Theodore Roosevelt Dunn (born February 1, 1955) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Michael Curry17
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    Michael Curry

    Anniston, Alabama

    Age51

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks

    Michael Curry may refer to: Michael Curry (basketball) (born 1968), retired player and...  more
  • Nate Johnston18
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    Nate Johnston

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Age53

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Portland Trail Blazers

    Nate Johnston (born December 18, 1966) is an American professional basketball player. He...  more
  • Jason Caffey19
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    Jason Caffey

    Mobile, Alabama

    PositionPower forward

    Age46

    TeamsGolden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls

    Jason Andre Caffey (born June 12, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
  • Andrew Toney20
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    Andrew Toney

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Age62

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers

    Andrew Toney (born November 23, 1957) is an American former professional basketball player who...  more
  • Leon Douglas21
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    Leon Douglas

    Leighton, Alabama

    PositionCenter

    Age65

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Detroit Pistons

    Leon Douglas (born August 26, 1954) is a retired American professional basketball player who...  more
  • Keith Askins22
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    Keith Askins

    Athens, Alabama

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age52

    TeamsMiami Heat

    Keith Bernard Askins (born December 15, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • Jamario Moon23
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    Jamario Moon

    Goodwater, Alabama

    PositionSmall forward

    Age39

    TeamsToronto Raptors

    Jamario Raman Moon (born June 13, 1980) is an American professional basketball player. He...  more
  • D. J. White24
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    D. J. White

    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    PositionPower forward

    Age33

    Number12

    Dewayne "D. J." White, Jr. (born August 31, 1986) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • Roy Rogers25
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    Roy Rogers

    Linden, Alabama

    PositionPower forward

    Age46

    TeamsBoston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Vancouver Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets

    Roy Lee Rogers, Jr. (born August 19, 1973) is an American former professional basketball...  more