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The Best NBA Players from Connecticut

Updated June 2, 2019 1.4k votes 259 voters 8.0k views34 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in Connecticut.

Here are the best NBA players from Connecticut. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Connecticut includes Calvin Murphy, Kris Dunn, Marcus Camby, and Sly Williams. Who is the greatest NBA player from Connecticut?

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

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    Calvin Murphy

    Norwalk, Connecticut
    Calvin Jerome Murphy (born May 9, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player...  more
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    Marcus Camby

    Hartford, Connecticut
    Marcus Dion Camby (born March 22, 1974) is a American retired professional basketball player...  more

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    Kris Dunn

    New London, Connecticut
    Kristofer Michael Dunn (born March 18, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    John Williamson

    New Haven, Connecticut
    John Williamson may refer to:...  more
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    John Bagley

    Bridgeport, Connecticut
    John Edward "Bags" Bagley (born April 23, 1960) is a former American basketball player in the...  more
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    Rick Mahorn

    Hartford, Connecticut
    Derrick Allen Mahorn (born September 21, 1958) is an American retired National Basketball...  more
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    Michael Adams

    Hartford, Connecticut
    Michael Adams (born January 19, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player and...  more
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    Charles Smith

    Bridgeport, Connecticut
    Charles Daniel Smith (born July 16, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
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    Scott Burrell

    New Haven, Connecticut
    Scott David Burrell (born January 12, 1971) is an American basketball coach and former player...  more
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    Ryan Gomes

    Waterbury, Connecticut
    Ryan Anthony Gomes (born September 1, 1982) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Sly Williams

    New Haven, Connecticut
    Sylvester Williams (born January 26, 1958) is a retired American basketball player. Born in...  more
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    Chris Dudley

    Stamford, Connecticut
    Christen Guilford Dudley (born February 22, 1965) is an American retired basketball player and...  more

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    Corny Thompson

    Middletown, Connecticut
    Cornelius Allen "Corny" Thompson (born February 5, 1960) is a retired American professional...  more
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    Mike Gminski

    Monroe, Connecticut
    Michael Thomas Gminski (born August 3, 1959) is a retired American college and professional...  more
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    Johnny Egan

    Hartford, Connecticut
    John Francis Egan (born January 31, 1939) is a retired American professional basketball player...  more
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    Aaron Jackson

    Hartford, Connecticut
    Aaron Jackson is an American basketball professional player who currently plays for CSKA...  more
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    Bob Nash

    Hartford, Connecticut
    Robert Nash may refer to: Bob Nash (American football) (1892–1977), American football...  more
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    John Garris

    Bridgeport, Connecticut
    John Brasker Garris (born June 6, 1959) is a retired American basketball player. He was a...  more
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    Chuck Aleksinas

    Litchfield, Connecticut
    Charles "Chuck" Aleksinas (born February 26, 1959) is an American former professional...  more
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    Courtney Alexander

    Bridgeport, Connecticut
    Courtney Jason Alexander (born April 27, 1977) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Worthy Patterson

    New Haven, Connecticut
    Worthington R. "Worthy" Patterson, Jr. is an American basketball player who played for the...  more
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    Tyson Wheeler

    New Britain, Connecticut
    Tyson Aaron Wheeler (born October 8, 1975) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Greg Stokes

    New Haven, Connecticut
    Gregory Lewis Stokes (born August 5, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Will Solomon

    Hartford, Connecticut
    William James "Will" Solomon (born July 20, 1978) is an American professional basketball...  more
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    Frank Oleynick

    Bridgeport, Connecticut
    Frank "Magic" Oleynick (born February 20, 1955) is a retired American basketball player. Born...  more