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The Best NBA Players from Florida  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Florida.

Here are the best NBA players from Florida. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Florida includes David Robinson, Vince Carter, Tracy McGrady, and Gilbert Arenas. Who is the greatest NBA player from Florida?

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

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Tracy McGrady is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Bartow, Florida, United States of America
Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr. is an American retired professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He is a seven-time NBA All-Star, seven-time All-NBA selection, and a ...more
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Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America
Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall ...more
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David Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Key West, Florida, United States of America
David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player, who played center for the San Antonio Spurs in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for ...more
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Gilbert Arenas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Florida, United States of America
Gilbert Jay Arenas, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association. Arenas attended Grant High School in the ...more
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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Lake Wales, Florida, United States of America
Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. Stoudemire played high school ...more
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Artis Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Chipley, Florida
Artis Gilmore is a retired American Hall of Fame basketball player who played in the American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association. Artis was inducted into the Naismith ...more
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Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America
Mitchell James Richmond (born June 30, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the St. John's Red Storm. He played collegiately at Moberly Area ...more
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Darryl Dawkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Orlando, Florida
Darryl Dawkins is a retired American professional basketball player, most noted for his days with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets, although he also played briefly for the ...more
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Udonis Haslem is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Miami, Florida
Udonis Johneal Haslem (born June 9, 1980) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more
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Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Miami, Florida
Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won an NBA championship with the ...more
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Mitchell Robinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Mitchell Robinson (born April 1, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected with the 36th overall ...more
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Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Winter Haven, Florida
Wayne Monte "Tree" Rollins is a retired American professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, ...more
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Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
San Antonio, Texas
Jordan Taylor Clarkson (born June 7, 1992) is a Filipino-American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
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Vernon Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Vernon Maxwell is an American retired professional basketball player who was a shooting guard in the National Basketball Association for thirteen seasons during the late 1980s, 1990s, and early ...more
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Chandler Parsons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Casselberry, Florida
Chandler Parsons (born October 25, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the ...more
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James Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Miami, Florida
James Andrew Jones is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. He currently serves as the secretary-treasurer of the National ...more
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Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Chicago, Illinois
Edward Arnet "Eddie" Johnson is a retired American professional basketball player who spent 17 seasons in the NBA and another season in the Euroleague midway through his career, ...more
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Dwayne Bacon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Lakeland, Florida
Dwayne Lee Bacon, Jr. is an American basketball player.
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Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
Eddie Charles Jones is an American retired professional basketball player who played for several teams in his 14 year National Basketball Association career. Jones played college basketball at ...more
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Grayson Allen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Grayson James Allen is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Duke University. During Allen's ...more
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Anthony Mason is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Miami, Florida
Anthony George Douglas Mason was an American professional basketball player. In his 13-year career he played with the New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, ...more
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Otis Thorpe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Boynton Beach, Florida
Otis Henry Thorpe is a retired American professional basketball player who played for several teams in the National Basketball Association. He was an NBA All-Star in 1992 and won an NBA ...more
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Zabian Dowdell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Zabian Dowdell Pahokee, Florida
Zabian Dowdell is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Spirou Charleroi of the Belgian League. He played college basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies.
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Dee Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
DeCovan Kadell "Dee" Brown is a retired American professional basketball player who spent twelve seasons in the NBA, playing for the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, and Orlando Magic. ...more
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Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Florida
Miami, Florida
Brandon Emmanuel Knight (born December 2, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A two-time Gatorade ...more