Sports
216 voters

The Best NBA Players from Colorado

Updated June 2, 2019 909 votes 216 voters 5.7k views19 items

List RulesOnly 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?

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

...more
  • 1
    177
    6

    Chauncey Billups

    Denver, Colorado

    PositionPoint guard

    Age44

    Number1

    TeamsBoston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons

    Chauncey Ray Billups (born September 25, 1976) is retired American professional basketball...  more

    More Chauncey Billups 

    #79 of 269 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#24 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

  • 2
    95
    24

    Derrick White

    Parker, Colorado

    PositionPoint guard

    Number4

    TeamsSan Antonio Spurs

    Derrick White (born July 2, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the San...  more

    More Derrick White 

    #228 of 265 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today#53 of 71 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

  • 3
    50
    21

    Chuck Williams

    Boulder, Colorado

    Age73

    TeamsBuffalo Braves, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets

    Edward "Chuck" Williams (born June 6, 1946) is a retired American basketball player who...  more
  • 4
    45
    21

    Jason Smith

    Greeley, Colorado

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age33

    Number14

    TeamsNew Orleans Pelicans, Philadelphia 76ers

    Jason Victor Smith (born March 2, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more
  • 5
    38
    20

    Don Putman

    Wray, Colorado

    TeamsSt. Louis Bombers

  • 6
    25
    11

    Darrick Martin

    Denver, Colorado

    PositionPoint guard

    Age49

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Toronto Raptors, Vancouver Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Darrick David Martin (born March 6, 1971) is an American basketball coach, most recently head...  more
  • 7
    20
    18

    Nick Fazekas

    Arvada, Colorado

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward, Center

    Age34

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers

    Nicholas Ryan Fazekas (ニコラス・ライアン・ファジーカス) (born June 17, 1985) is a US-born Japanese...  more
  • 8
    14
    10

    Eric McWilliams

    Denver, Colorado

    Age69

    TeamsHouston Rockets

    Eric Lee McWilliams (born April 18, 1950) is a retired American professional basketball player...  more
  • 9
    16
    16

    Eddie Gill

    Aurora, Colorado

    PositionGuard

    Age41

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Memphis Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics

    Edward Gill III (born August 16, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player....  more
  • 10
    10
    8

    Glen Gondrezick

    Boulder, Colorado

    AgeDec. at 54 (1955-2009)

    TeamsDenver Nuggets, New York Knicks

    Glen Michael 'Gondo' Gondrezick (August 30, 1955 – April 27, 2009) was an American basketball...  more
  • 11
    16
    17

    Bob Doll

    Steamboat Springs, Colorado

    PositionCenter

    AgeDec. at 40 (1919-1959)

    TeamsSt. Louis Bombers, Boston Celtics

    Robert W. "Bob" Doll (August 10, 1919 – September 18, 1959) was an American professional...  more
  • 12
    17
    19

    Michael Ruffin

    Denver, Colorado

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age42

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls

    Michael David Ruffin (born (1977-01-21)January 21, 1977) is an American former professional...  more
  • 13
    13
    14

    Grant Gondrezick

    Boulder, Colorado

    Age56

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Los Angeles Clippers

    Grant Gondrezick (born January 19, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player,...  more
  • 14
    15
    18

    Charles Williams

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Age76

    Charles E. Williams (born September 5, 1943) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • 15
    13
    16

    Kaniel Dickens

    Denver, Colorado

    Age41

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers

    Kaniel Dickens (born July 21, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player. He...  more
  • 16
    9
    11

    Joe Kleine

    Colorado Springs, Colorado

    PositionCenter

    Age57

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics

    Joseph William Kleine (born January 4, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball...  more

    More Joe Kleine 

    #117 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time#7 of 33 The Greatest Arkansas Basketball Players of All Time

  • 17
    9
    12

    Tom Hovasse

    Durango, Colorado

    Age48

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    Tom Wayne Hovasse is a retired member of the National Basketball Association as a member of...  more
  • 18
    11
    15

    Ronnie Shavlik

    Denver, Colorado

    PositionCenter

    AgeDec. at 50 (1933-1983)

    TeamsNew York Knicks

    Ronald Dean Shavlik (December 4, 1933 – June 27, 1983) was an All-American center for the...  more
  • 19
    13
    26

    Chuck Nevitt

    Cortez, Colorado

    PositionCenter

    Age60

    TeamsHouston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls

    Charles Goodrich Nevitt (born June 13, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball...  more