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The Best NBA Players from Arkansas

Updated June 2, 2019 3.2k votes 377 voters 10.6k views46 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in Arkansas.

Here are the best NBA players from Arkansas. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Arkansas includes Scottie Pippen, Derek Fisher, Mike Conley, and Joe Johnson. Who is the greatest NBA player from Arkansas?

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

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    Andrew Lang

    Pine Bluff, Arkansas
    Andrew Charles Lang Jr. (born June 28, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball...  more

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    John Dickson

    Searcy, Arkansas
    John Dickson is a former American Basketball Association basketball player for the New Orleans...  more
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    Keith Lee

    West Memphis, Arkansas
    Keith Lee may refer to: Keith Lee (American football) (born 1957), American football...  more
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    Major Jones

    McGehee, Arkansas
    Major James Brooks Jones (born July 9, 1953) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Jeff Taylor

    Blytheville, Arkansas
    Jeff Taylor (born (1960-01-01)January 1, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Archie Clark

    Conway, Arkansas
    Archie L. Clark (born July 15, 1941) is a retired American professional basketball player. At...  more
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    Marcus Brown

    West Memphis, Arkansas
    Marcus James Brown (born April 3, 1974) is a retired American professional basketball player....  more
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    Gaylon Nickerson

    Osceola, Arkansas
    Gaylon H. Nickerson (born February 5, 1969) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    James Anderson

    El Dorado, Arkansas
    James Lee Anderson (born March 25, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
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    Eddie Miles

    North Little Rock, Arkansas
    Edward Miles, Jr. (born July 5, 1940) is a retired American basketball player. A 6'4" guard...  more
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    Charles Jones

    McGehee, Arkansas
    Charles "Gadget" Jones (born April 3, 1957) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Jasper Wilson

    Camden, Arkansas
    Jasper Wilson (born July 12, 1947) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Jim Barnes

    Tuckerman, Arkansas
    Velvet James Barnes (April 13, 1941 – September 14, 2002), also affectionately known as Jim...  more
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    Jackie Ridgle

    Altheimer, Arkansas
    Jackie Lendell Ridgle was a professional basketball player. He played college basketball for...  more
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    Fred Jones

    Malvern, Arkansas
    Frederick Terrell Jones (born March 11, 1979) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Jeremy Evans

    Crossett, Arkansas
    Jeremy D Evans (born October 24, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
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    Nat Clifton

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Nathaniel "Sweetwater" Clifton (born Clifton Nathaniel; October 13, 1922 – August 31, 1990)...  more
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    Jerry Rook

    Turrell, Arkansas
    Jerry G. Rook (October 27, 1943 – August 25, 2019) was an American basketball player, best...  more
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    Quincy Lewis

    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Quincy Lavell Lewis (born June 26, 1977) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    Jimmy Oliver

    Menifee, Arkansas
    Jimmy Allen Oliver (born July 12, 1969) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    Bob Burrow

    Malvern, Arkansas
    Robert Brantley Burrow (June 29, 1934 – January 3, 2019) was an American basketball...  more