Basketball The Best NBA Players from Colorado  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Colorado.

Here are the best NBA players from Colorado. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Colorado includes Chauncey Billups, Jason Smith, Derrick White, and Chuck Williams. Who is the greatest NBA player from Colorado?

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Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Chauncey Ray Billups is a retired American professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association. A star at the University of Colorado, he was chosen third ...more
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Derrick White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Derrick White is an American basketball player.
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Don Putman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Don Putman Wray, Colorado
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Jason Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Greeley, Colorado
Jason Victor Smith (born March 2, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more
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Chuck Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Chuck Williams Boulder, Colorado
Edward "Chuck" Williams is a retired American basketball player who competed in both the National Basketball Association and the rival American Basketball Association. A 6' 2" ...more
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Grant Gondrezick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Grant Gondrezick Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
Grant Gondrezick is a retired American professional basketball player, in the shooting guard position.
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Glen Gondrezick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Boulder, Colorado, United States of America
Glen Michael 'Gondo' Gondrezick was an American basketball player, who operated as either a shooting guard or a small forward.
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Chuck Nevitt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Cortez, Colorado, United States of America
Charles Goodrich "Chuck" Nevitt is a retired American professional basketball player, known primarily for his great height. At 7 ft 5 in, he played the center position throughout his ...more
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Joe Kleine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
Joseph William Kleine is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. Kleine, a seven-foot center, graduated from Slater High School in Slater, Missouri and ...more
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Nick Fazekas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Arvada, Colorado, United States of America
Nick Fazekas is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toshiba Brave Thunders in the Japan Basketball League.
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Tom Hovasse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Tom Hovasse Durango, Colorado
Tom Wayne Hovasse is a retired member of the National Basketball Association as a member of the Atlanta Hawks during the 1994–95 season. Hovasse attended Pennsylvania State University.
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Bob Doll is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Bob Doll Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States of America
Robert W. "Bob" Doll was an American professional basketball player who played in the early days of professional basketball for the St. Louis Bombers and Boston Celtics during the ...more
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Darrick Martin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Darrick David Martin is an American retired professional basketball player. Martin's more than decade-long professional career bounced between the Continental Basketball Association, where he ...more
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Eric McWilliams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Eric McWilliams Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Eric Lee McWilliams is a retired American professional basketball player born in Denver, Colorado. A 6'8" forward from California State University, Long Beach, McWilliams played one season ...more
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Charlie Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Charles Williams Colorado Springs, Colorado
Charles E. "Charlie" Williams is a former professional basketball player born in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A 6’0” guard from Stadium High School and Seattle University, he played in ...more
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Eddie Gill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
Edward "Eddie" Gill III is an American professional basketball player. Gill grew up in Aurora, Colorado and played college basketball at the College of Eastern Utah, Salt Lake ...more
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Ronnie Shavlik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Ronnie Shavlik Denver, Colorado
Ronald Dean "Ronnie" Shavlik was an All-American center for the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the 1950s. He later played briefly for the National Basketball Association's New York ...more
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Michael Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States of America
Michael David Ruffin is an American former professional basketball player. At 6'8" and 248 lbs, he played as a forward/center. After playing college basketball at the University of Tulsa, ...more
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Kaniel Dickens is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Colorado
Kaniel Dickens Denver, Colorado
Kaniel Dickens is a 203 cm-tall American professional basketball player who was selected by the Utah Jazz in the 2nd round in the 2000 NBA Draft. In August 2009 he signed a contract with the ...more