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The Best NBA Players from Indiana  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Indiana.

Here are the best NBA players from Indiana. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Indiana includes Larry Bird, Gordon Hayward, Zack Randolph, and Shawn Kemp . Who is the greatest NBA player from Indiana?

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

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
West Baden Springs, French Lick Township, Indiana
Larry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Since retiring as a player, he has been a mainstay ...more
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Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Elkhart, Indiana
Shawn Travis Kemp is a retired American professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association for 14 seasons. He was a six-time NBA All-Star and a three-time All-NBA ...more
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Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Gary, Indiana, United States of America
Glenn Alann Robinson, Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association from 1994 to 2005 for the Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks, ...more
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Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Gordon Daniel Hayward (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played two seasons of college ...more
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Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Eric Ambrose Gordon Jr. (born December 25, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In high school, he was named ...more
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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Marion, Indiana, United States of America
Zachary McKenley Randolph (born July 16, 1981) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "Z-Bo", ...more
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Calbert Cheaney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Evansville, Center Township, Indiana
Calbert Nathaniel Cheaney is a retired American basketball player and an assistant coach at Saint Louis University. At the conclusion of his collegiate basketball career, he was the all-time ...more
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Scott Skiles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Scott Skiles La Porte, Indiana
Scott Allen Skiles is an American former professional basketball player and the former head coach of the NBA's Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls, and Milwaukee Bucks. Skiles holds the NBA record for ...more
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Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Teague played college ...more
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Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Fall Creek Township, Fishers, Indiana
Gary Harris (born September 14, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He played college ...more
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Steve Alford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Franklin, Indiana, United States of America
Stephen Todd "Steve" Alford is an American basketball coach and former player who is currently the head coach of the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team. Alford led Indiana University to ...more
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George Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
George Jesse Hill Jr. (born May 4, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). While playing for Indiana ...more
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Yogi Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana
Kevin Duane "Yogi" Ferrell Jr. (born May 9, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
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Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Washington, Indiana
Cody Allen Zeller is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Indiana ...more
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Rick Mount is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Rick Mount Lebanon, Indiana
Richard Carl "Rick" Mount is a former American basketball player in the American Basketball Association. He was the first high school athlete to be featured on the cover of Sports
16
Bonzi Wells is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Center Township, Muncie, Indiana
Gawen DeAngelo "Bonzi" Wells is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Ball State University and was drafted in the 1998 NBA Draft. In the ...more
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Tom Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Thomas Arthur "Tom" Van Arsdale is a former professional basketball player. A graduate of Indianapolis Emmerich Manual High School, the 6'5" guard played collegiately at Indiana ...more
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Bobby Leonard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Terre Haute, Indiana
William Robert "Slick" Leonard is a former professional basketball player and coach. A 6'3" 185 lb guard, Leonard played high school basketball at Terre Haute Gerstmeyer High ...more
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Courtney Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Courtney Lee (born October 3, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted by the Orlando Magic with ...more
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E'Twaun Moore is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
E'Twaun Moore East Chicago, Indiana
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Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
New Castle, Indiana, United States of America
Michael Kent Benson is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high of 38 points, playing ...more
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Dick Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Dick Van Arsdale Indianapolis, Indiana
Richard Albert "Dick" Van Arsdale is an American former professional basketball player and coach, and a current National Basketball Association executive. A graduate of Indianapolis ...more
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Glenn Robinson III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Gary, Indiana
Glenn Alan Robinson III is an American basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. Robinson played college basketball for the ...more
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Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Kendallville, Wayne Township, Indiana
Bradley Alan Miller is an American retired professional basketball player. The two-time NBA All-Star played for six NBA teams.
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Louie Dampier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana
Louis "Louie" Dampier is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6-foot-tall guard, Dampier is one of only a handful of men to play all nine seasons in the American ...more