Basketball The Best NBA Players from Georgia  

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List Rules Only 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?

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Walt Frazier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Walter "Clyde" Frazier is an American former basketball player in the National Basketball Association. As their floor general, he led the New York Knicks to the franchise's only two ...more

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19 5
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
Horace Junior Grant is a retired American basketball player. He attended and played college basketball at Clemson University, before playing professionally in the National Basketball ...more

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19 8
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. Howard, who plays center, had an outstanding high ...more

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18 8
Jaylen Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Jaylen Brown (born October 24, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college basketball ...more

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12 3
Malcolm Brogdon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Norcross, Georgia, United States of America
Malcolm Moses Brogdon is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers under ...more

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13 4
Derrick Favors is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Derrick Bernard Favors is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association. Favors played college basketball for Georgia ...more

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13 5
Jae Crowder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Villa Rica, Georgia, United States of America
Corey Jae Crowder (born July 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is the son of former NBA player Corey ...more

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9 2
Mike Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Michael Anthony Mitchell was an American professional basketball player in the NBA over eleven seasons from 1978 to 1990. Mitchell, who was born in Atlanta, played collegiately at Auburn ...more

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Shareef Abdur-Rahim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Marietta, Georgia, United States of America
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is a retired American professional basketball player. He was also the director of player personnel for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association and the ...more

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12 5
Wendell Carter Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Wendell Andre Carter Jr. (born April 16, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more

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12 5
World B. Free is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
World B. Free is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1975–1988. Free was known as the "Prince of Midair" as well as "All-World".

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Thomaston, Georgia, United States of America
Kentavious Tannell Caldwell-Pope is an American professional basketball shooting guard who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He was one of the ...more

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12 6
Collin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Collin Sexton is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Alabama Crimson Tide. ...more

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8 3
Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Don Adams Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Don Lamar Adams was an American professional basketball small forward. He was 6 ft 6 in 210 lb. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Adams attended Northwestern University and was selected in the 8th round ...more

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9 4
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Macon, Georgia, United States of America
Norman Ellard "Norm" Nixon is a retired American professional basketball player for the NBA, who spent twelve seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego/Los Angeles

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9 5
Al-Farouq Aminu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Al-Farouq Ajiede Aminu is an American-Nigerian professional basketball forward with the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. He plays internationally with the Nigeria ...more

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8 4
Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
Harvey Grant is a retired American National Basketball Association basketball player. He is the identical twin brother of Horace Grant, also a former NBA player.

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7 3
Andrew Goudelock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States of America
Andrew Darius Goudelock is an American professional basketball player who plays for Fenerbahçe Ülker of the Turkish Basketball League. Standing at 6 ft 3 in, he plays the shooting ...more

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7 3
Malik Beasley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia
Malik Beasley (born November 26, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He attended Saint Francis School in ...more

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Jordan Adams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Jordan Adams is a basketball player.

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JJ Hickson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
James Edward "JJ" Hickson, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He played one season of ...more

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6 2
Morris Almond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Dalton, Georgia, United States of America
Morris Almond is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.

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8 5
Derek Harper is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Royston, Georgia, United States of America
Derek Ricardo Harper is a retired American professional basketball player. A Second-Team All-American at the University of Illinois, he was the 11th overall pick of the 1983 NBA Draft and spent ...more

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7 4
Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Milan, Georgia
Artis Wayne Cooper is a retired American professional basketball player. He was born in Milan, Georgia. Cooper was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the 2nd round of the 1978 NBA Draft. A ...more

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7 4
Al Beard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Georgia
Fort Valley, Georgia, United States of America
Albert "Al" Beard is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiate basketball for the Norfolk State University. He played for the New Jersey Americans in the ABA for 12