NBA 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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50 11
Shawn Kemp is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Elkhart, Indiana, United States of America
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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40 15
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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37 15
Gordon Hayward is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Gordon Daniel Hayward is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball at Butler University for two ...more
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33 12
Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 5 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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36 15
Eric Gordon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Eric Ambrose Gordon, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. In high school, he was named "Mr. ...more
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28 9
Jeff Teague is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
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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31 12
Gary Harris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Fall Creek Township, Fishers, Indiana
Gary Harris is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball at Michigan State
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33 14
George Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
George Jesse Hill, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association. While playing for Indiana ...more
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31 14
Scott Skiles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
La Porte, Indiana, United States of America
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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22 9
Courtney Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
Courtney Lee is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 22nd ...more
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21 9
Calbert Cheaney is listed (or ranked) 12 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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22 10
Yogi Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Greenfield, Indiana, United States of America
Kevin Duane "Yogi" Ferrell Jr. is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Indiana
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23 11
Bonzi Wells is listed (or ranked) 14 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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25 13
Cody Zeller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Washington, Indiana, United States of America
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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22 11
Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 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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15 5
Glenn Robinson III is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Gary, Indiana, United States of America
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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21 11
Rick Mount is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Rick Mount Lebanon, Indiana, United States of America
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
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13 4
Jared Jeffries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
Jared Scott Carter Jeffries is a former American professional basketball player. He was drafted as the 11th overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards, and played in the NBA ...more
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15 6
Bobby Leonard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States of America
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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18 9
Tom Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
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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20 11
Dick Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
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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Jimmy King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
South Bend, Indiana, United States of America
Jimmy Hal King is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues. He is most famous for his time spent on the famed University of Michigan Wolverines ...more
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Don Buse is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Huntingburg, Indiana, United States of America
Donald R. Buse is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'4" guard from the University of Evansville, Buse played 13 seasons in the American Basketball Association and ...more
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Louie Dampier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
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