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The Best NBA Players from Alabama 

Ranker NBA
Updated May 31, 2019 1.4k votes 219 voters 5.5k views 75 items

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 (born February 20, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on Inside the NBA. Nicknamed Chuck, Sir Charles, Street Beef, 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
Benjamin Cameron Wallace (born September 10, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union ...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 (born July 23, 1982) is an American retired professional basketball player. He was named an NBA All-Star and voted to the NBA All-Defensive First Team while with the ...more
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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
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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 (born June 21, 1967) is an American retired basketball player. Coleman was born in Mobile, Alabama, but grew up and attended high school in Detroit, and attended college at ...more
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George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Indianapolis, Indiana
George F. McGinnis (born August 12, 1950) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball ...more
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Chuck Person is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama
Chuck Connors Person (born June 28, 1964) is an American former basketball player and coach. Person played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was the 1987 NBA Rookie of ...more
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Michael Curry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Anniston, Alabama
Michael Curry may refer to: Michael Curry (basketball) (born 1968), retired player and coach Michael Curry (bishop) (born 1953), Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church Michael Curry (puppet ...more
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Wesley Person is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Brantley, Alabama
Wesley Lavon Person (born March 28, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. After his playing career, Person became a women's basketball assistant coach ...more
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Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Jeff Malone
USA, Mobile, Alabama
Jeffrey Nigel Malone (born June 28, 1961) is an American retired professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Mississippi State University, and is mostly known for his time ...more
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Theo Ratliff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Demopolis, Alabama
Theophalus Curtis Ratliff (born April 17, 1973) 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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Nate Johnston is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Nate Johnston
Birmingham, Alabama
Nate Johnston (born December 18, 1966) 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. ...more
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Buck Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Alphonso "Buck" Johnson Jr. (born January 3, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player. Johnson, a 6'7" small forward, was selected by the Houston Rockets in the ...more
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T. R. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Theodore Roosevelt Dunn (born February 1, 1955) is an American former professional basketball player who used to be an assistant coach for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball ...more
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Jason Caffey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Jason Caffey
Mobile, Alabama
Jason Andre Caffey (born June 12, 1973) 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 ...more
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Keith Askins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Athens, Alabama
Keith Bernard Askins (born December 15, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball player.
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Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Leon Douglas
Leighton, Alabama
Leon Douglas (born August 26, 1954) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues. A 6–10 ft, 230 lb center at the University of Alabama, he was a ...more
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Roy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Roy Rogers
Linden, Alabama
Roy Lee Rogers, Jr. (born August 19, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player who works as an assistant coach for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association ...more
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Jamario Moon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Goodwater, Alabama
Jamario Raman Moon (born June 13, 1980) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for one season at Meridian Community College and began his professional career ...more
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Ken Johnson is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Andrew Toney is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Fennis Dembo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
Fennis Marx Dembo (born January 24, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player for the 1989 National Basketball Association champion Detroit Pistons. A small forward, he only ...more