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The Best NBA Players from Georgia

Updated November 18, 2019 5.0k votes 473 voters 14.8k views93 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in Georgia.

Here are the best NBA players from Georgia. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Georgia includes Dwight Howard, Walt Frazier, Horace Grant, and World B. Free. Who is the greatest NBA player from Georgia?

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

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  • 1
    207
    53

    Walt Frazier

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Walter "Clyde" Frazier (born March 29, 1945) is an American former basketball player in the...  more
  • 2
    235
    70

    Dwight Howard

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Dwight David Howard (born December 8, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 3
    209
    77

    Jaylen Brown

    Marietta, Georgia
    Jaylen Brown (born October 24, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 4
    151
    51

    Horace Grant

    Augusta, Georgia
    Horace Junior Grant (born July 4, 1965) is an American retired basketball player. He attended...  more
  • 5
    133
    50

    Malcolm Brogdon

    Norcross, Georgia
    Malcolm Moses Adams Brogdon (born December 11, 1992) is an American professional basketball...  more
  • 6
    111
    41

    Shareef Abdur-Rahim

    Marietta, Georgia
    Shareef Abdur-Rahim (born December 11, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • 7
    97
    31

    World B. Free

    Atlanta, Georgia
    World B. Free (born Lloyd Bernard Free; December 9, 1953) is an American retired professional...  more
  • 8
    98
    33

    Jae Crowder

    Villa Rica, Georgia
    Corey Jae Crowder (born July 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 9
    129
    58

    Collin Sexton

    Marietta, Georgia
    Collin Sexton (born January 4, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • 10
    98
    37

    Derrick Favors

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Derrick Bernard Favors (born July 15, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • 11
    89
    32

    Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

    Thomaston, Georgia
    Kentavious Tannell Caldwell-Pope (born February 18, 1993) is an American professional...  more
  • 12
    58
    9

    Josh Smith

    College Park, Georgia
    Joshua Smith (born December 5, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more
  • 13
    72
    31

    Wendell Carter Jr.

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Wendell Andre Carter Jr. (born April 16, 1999) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 14
    59
    23

    Malik Beasley

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Malik JonMikal Beasley (born November 26, 1996) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • 15
    61
    28

    Al-Farouq Aminu

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Al-Farouq Ajiede Aminu (born September 21, 1990) is an American-Nigerian professional...  more
  • 16
    54
    22

    Dale Ellis

    Marietta, Georgia
    Dale Ellis (born August 6, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player, who...  more
  • 17
    46
    15

    Javaris Crittenton

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Javaris Cortez Crittenton (born December 31, 1987) is an American former professional...  more
  • 18
    36
    7

    Dontell Jefferson

    Cordele, Georgia
    Dontell Jefferson (born December 15, 1983) is an American professional basketball player....  more
  • 19
    41
    14

    Jordan Adams

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Jordan Adams is a basketball player....  more
  • 20
    39
    15

    Kelvin Cato

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Kelvin Tavares Cato (born August 26, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • 21
    33
    12

    Morris Almond

    Dalton, Georgia
    Morris Almond (born February 2, 1985) is an American former professional basketball player....  more
  • 22
    43
    27

    Derek Harper

    Royston, Georgia
    Derek Ricardo Harper (born October 13, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
  • 23
    27
    10

    Dion Glover

    Marietta, Georgia
    Micaiah Diondae "Dion" Glover (born October 22, 1978) is an American former professional...  more
  • 24
    24
    8

    Mike Glenn

    Rome, Georgia
    Mike Theodore "Stinger" Glenn (born September 10, 1955) is an American former professional...  more
  • 25
    26
    10

    Harold Ellis

    Atlanta, Georgia
    Harold Ellis (born October 7, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player. A...  more