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The Best NBA Players from Arizona  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Arizona.

Here are the best NBA players from Arizona. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Arizona includes Sean Elliott, Marvin Bagley III, Jerryd Bayless, and Kevin Knox. Who is the greatest NBA player from Arizona?

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Marvin Bagley III is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Marvin Bagley III (born March 14, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more
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Lauri Markkanen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
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Lauri Elias Markkanen (born May 22, 1997) is a Finnish professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the 2017 NBA draft, he was taken by ...more

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Sean Elliott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Sean Michael Elliott (born February 2, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player who starred at small forward in both the college and professional ranks. He attended the ...more

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Kevin Knox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Kevin Knox II (born August 11, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more
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Jerryd Bayless is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Jerryd Andrew Bayless (born August 20, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. He played a year of college basketball ...more
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Alan Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Alan Williams is a basketball player who plays for the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos.
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Bernard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Bernard Thompson Phoenix, Arizona
Bernard Thompson (born August 30, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of 6'6" (1.98 m), he played as a small forward-shooting guard, from Phoenix,
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Steve Colter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Steve Colter (born July 24, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round (33rd overall) of the 1984 NBA draft. A ...more
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Nick Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Gilbert, Arizona
Nick Johnson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Arizona ...more
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Bryce Cotton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Bryce Cotton is a basketball player at Providence College, Rhode Island, USA.
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Carrick Felix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Carrick Felix Goodyear, Arizona
Carrick Felix is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for Arizona State University. ...more
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Perry Moss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Perry Moss Tucson, Arizona
Perry Victor Moss is a former NBA basketball player. Moss played basketball at Northeastern University under coach Jim Calhoun, where he averaged 15.2 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game ...more
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Larry Owens is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Larry Owens (born January 8, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for Nishinomiya Storks of the Japanese B.League. He played college basketball for Yavapai College and Oral ...more
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Ron Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Ron Davis Phoenix, Arizona
Ronald Howard "Ron" Davis is a retired professional basketball small forward who spent three seasons in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Atlanta Hawks and the San ...more
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Mark Alarie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Mark Steven Alarie (born December 11, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. He was listed at 6'7" and 217 lb. Alarie attended Brophy College ...more