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The Best NBA Players from Indiana

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Only NBA players born or raised 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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Ranked by
  • Larry Bird
    1
    West Baden Springs, French Lick Township
    • Teams: Boston Celtics
  • Oscar Robertson
    2
    Charlotte, Tennessee
    • Teams: Cincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

    Raised in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • George McGinnis
    3
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets
  • Shawn Kemp
    4
    Elkhart, Indiana
    • Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics
  • Zach Randolph
    5
    Marion, Indiana
    • Teams: Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trailblazers
  • Glenn Robinson
    6
    Gary, Indiana
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Mike Conley, Jr.
    7
    Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Teams: Utah Jazz

    Raised in Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Eric Gordon
    8
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Houston Rockets
  • Gordon Hayward
    9
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Charlotte Hornets
  • Scott Skiles
    10
    La Porte, Indiana
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, Milwaukee Bucks
  • George Hill
    11
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Milwaukee Bucks
  • Dick Van Arsdale
    12
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks
  • Calbert Cheaney
    13
    Evansville, Center Township, Indiana
    • Teams: Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets
  • Jeff Teague
    14
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Rick Mount
    15
    Lebanon, Indiana
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers
  • Bonzi Wells
    16
    Center Township, Muncie, Indiana
    • Teams: Sacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans
  • Gary Harris
    17
    Fall Creek Township, Fishers, Indiana
    • Teams: Orlando Magic
  • Steve Alford
    18
    Franklin, Indiana
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors
  • Cody Zeller
    19
    Washington, Indiana
    • Teams: Portland Trailblazers
  • Tom Van Arsdale
    20
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Phoenix Suns, Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Cincinnati Royals
  • Mike Woodson
    21
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Kansas City Kings, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Dick Barnett
    22
    Gary, Indiana
    • Teams: Syracuse Nationals, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks
  • Louie Dampier
    23
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Teams: Kentucky Colonels, San Antonio Spurs
  • Yogi Ferrell
    24
    Greenfield, Indiana
    • Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Bobby Leonard
    25
    Terre Haute, Indiana
    • Teams: Minneapolis Lakers, Los Angeles Lakers