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The Best NBA Players from Indiana 

Ranker NBA
Updated July 13, 2020 6.2k votes 611 voters 12k views 100 items

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?

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Larry Bird is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Small forward and Power forward from West Baden Springs, French Lick Township, Indiana, United States of America

Age: 63

Teams: Boston Celtics

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player, former coach, and former executive who most recently served as President of Basketball Operations for ...more
2
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Power forward from Elkhart, Indiana

Age: 50

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics

Shawn Travis Kemp (born November 26, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for 14 seasons. He was a six-time NBA ...more
3
Glenn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Small forward from Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Age: 46

Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks

Glenn Alan Robinson Jr. (born January 10, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player. Nicknamed Big Dog, he played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1994 to 2005 ...more
4
Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Small forward from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 29

Number: 20

Teams: Boston Celtics

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
5
George McGinnis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Maurice David Robison added George McGinnis

Number: 30

Teams: George played for George Washington High School in Indianapolis and led them to the state Championship in 1969. He attended Indiana University for one year and then was drafted by the Indiana Pacers of the ABA. He also played a few years in the NBA.

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Power forward and Center from Marion, Indiana, United States of America

Age: 38

Number: 50

Teams: Sacramento Kings

Zachary McKenley Randolph (born July 16, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed ...more
7
Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 31

Number: 10

Teams: Houston Rockets

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
8
Scott Skiles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Scott Skiles Point guard from La Porte, Indiana

Age: 55

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks

Scott Allen Skiles Sr. (born March 5, 1964) is an American basketball coach and former player. He most recently served as the head coach of the Orlando Magic. He also coached the Phoenix Suns, ...more
9
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Point guard and Shooting guard from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 33

Number: 3

Teams: Milwaukee Bucks

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
10
Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard and Guard from Fall Creek Township, Fishers, Indiana

Age: 25

Number: 14

Teams: Denver Nuggets

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
11
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Point guard from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 31

Number: 0

Teams: Atlanta Hawks

Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Teague played college basketball for ...more
12
Tom Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Small forward from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 76

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Cincinnati Royals, + more

Thomas Arthur Van Arsdale (born February 22, 1943) is a former professional basketball player. A graduate of Indianapolis Emmerich Manual High School, the 6'5" guard played collegiately at ...more
13
Rick Mount is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Rick Mount

Age: 72

Teams: Indiana Pacers

Richard Carl Mount (born January 5, 1947) is a former American basketball player in the American Basketball Association (ABA). He was the first high school athlete to be featured on the cover of ...more
14
Calbert Cheaney is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard and Small forward from Evansville, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America

Age: 48

Teams: Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets

Calbert Nathaniel Cheaney (born July 17, 1971) is an American basketball coach and former player who is an assistant coach for the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League. He starred as a player for ...more
15
Dick Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Dick Van Arsdale Small forward from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 76

Teams: Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks

Richard Albert Van Arsdale (born February 22, 1943) is an American former professional basketball player and coach, and a current National Basketball Association (NBA) executive. A graduate of ...more
16
E'Twaun Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
E'Twaun Moore
17
Bobby Leonard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana

Age: 87

William Robert "Slick" Leonard (born July 17, 1932) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.
18
Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Power forward and Center from Washington, Indiana

Age: 27

Number: 40

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
19
Yogi Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Point guard from Greenfield, Indiana

Age: 26

Number: 3

Teams: Sacramento Kings

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
20
Bonzi Wells is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard and Small forward from Center Township, Muncie, Indiana

Age: 43

Teams: Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans

Gawen DeAngelo "Bonzi" Wells (born September 28, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Ball State University and was drafted in ...more
21
Glenn Robinson III is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard and Small forward from Gary, Indiana

Age: 25

Number: 22

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Glenn Alan Robinson III (born January 8, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
22
Kent Benson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Center from New Castle, Indiana, United States of America

Age: 65

Teams: Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

Michael Kent Benson (born December 27, 1954) is a retired American collegiate and professional basketball player. Having had a prolific career during the 1970s and 1980s, he scored a career high ...more
23
Steve Alford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana

Age: 55

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors

Stephen Todd Alford (born November 23, 1964) is an American men's college basketball coach and former professional player who is the head coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack of the Mountain West ...more
24
Courtney Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Shooting guard and Small forward from Indianapolis, Indiana

Age: 34

Number: 1

Teams: Dallas Mavericks

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
25
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Center from Kendallville, Wayne Township, Indiana

Age: 43

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls

Bradley Alan Miller (born April 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player. The two-time NBA All-Star played for six National Basketball Association (NBA) teams.