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The Best NBA Players from Indiana

Updated October 26, 2020 9.2k votes 781 voters 16.0k views99 items

List RulesOnly 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 Bird1
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    Larry Bird

    West Baden Springs, French Lick Township

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age64

    TeamsBoston Celtics

    Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player,...  more
  • Shawn Kemp2
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    Shawn Kemp

    Elkhart, Indiana

    PositionPower forward

    Age51

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle Supersonics

    Shawn Travis Kemp (born November 26, 1969) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
  • George McGinnis3
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    George McGinnis

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionForward

    Number30

    TeamsGeorge 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.

  • Oscar Robertson4
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    Oscar Robertson

    Charlotte, Tennessee

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age82

    TeamsCincinnati Royals, Milwaukee Bucks

    Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24, 1938), nicknamed "The Big O", is an American retired...  more
  • Glenn Robinson5
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    Glenn Robinson

    Gary, Indiana

    PositionSmall forward

    Age47

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks

    Glenn Alan Robinson Jr. (born January 10, 1973) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Zach Randolph6
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    Zach Randolph

    Marion, Indiana

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age39

    Number50

    TeamsSacramento Kings

    Zachary McKenley Randolph (born July 16, 1981) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Gordon Hayward7
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    Gordon Hayward

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionSmall forward

    Age30

    Number20

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets

    Gordon Daniel Hayward (born March 23, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Eric Gordon8
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    Eric Gordon

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionShooting guard

    Age32

    Number10

    TeamsHouston Rockets

    Eric Ambrose Gordon Jr. (born December 25, 1988) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Scott Skiles9
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    Scott Skiles

    La Porte, Indiana

    PositionPoint guard

    Age56

    TeamsIndiana 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....  more
  • Tom Van Arsdale10
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    Tom Van Arsdale

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionSmall forward

    Age77

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Philadelphia 76ers, Cincinnati Royals

    Thomas Arthur Van Arsdale (born February 22, 1943) is a former professional basketball player....  more
  • George Hill11
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    George Hill

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age34

    Number3

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    George Jesse Hill Jr. (born May 4, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
  • Calbert Cheaney12
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    Calbert Cheaney

    Evansville, Center Township

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age49

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets

    Calbert Nathaniel Cheaney (born July 17, 1971) is an American basketball coach and former...  more
  • Gary Harris13
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    Gary Harris

    Fall Creek Township, Fishers

    PositionShooting guard, Guard

    Age26

    Number14

    TeamsDenver Nuggets

    Gary Harris (born September 14, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who...  more
  • Rick Mount14
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    Rick Mount

    Lebanon, Indiana

    Age73

    TeamsIndiana Pacers

    Richard Carl Mount (born January 5, 1947) is a former American basketball player in the...  more
  • Dick Van Arsdale15
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    Dick Van Arsdale

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionSmall forward

    Age77

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, New York Knicks

    Richard Albert Van Arsdale (born February 22, 1943) is an American former professional...  more
  • Jeff Teague16
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    Jeff Teague

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    Number0

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    Jeffrey Demarco Teague (born June 10, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Bobby Leonard17
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    Bobby Leonard

    Terre Haute, Indiana

    Age88

    William Robert "Slick" Leonard (born July 17, 1932) is an American former professional...  more
  • Mike Conley, Jr.18
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    Mike Conley, Jr.

    Fayetteville, Arkansas

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age33

    Number11

    TeamsUtah Jazz

    Michael Alex Conley Jr. (born October 11, 1987) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Glenn Robinson III19
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    Glenn Robinson III

    Gary, Indiana

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age26

    Number22

    TeamsGolden State Warriors

    Glenn Alan Robinson III (born January 8, 1994) is an American professional basketball player...  more
  • Bonzi Wells20
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    Bonzi Wells

    Center Township, Muncie

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age44

    TeamsSacramento Kings, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans

    Gawen DeAngelo "Bonzi" Wells (born September 28, 1976) is an American former professional...  more
  • Kent Benson21
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    Kent Benson

    New Castle, Indiana

    PositionCenter

    Age66

    TeamsUtah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

    Michael Kent Benson (born December 27, 1954) is a retired American collegiate and professional...  more
  • Mike Woodson22
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    Mike Woodson

    Indianapolis, Indiana

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age62

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers

    Michael Dean Woodson (born March 24, 1958) is a former American basketball player and coach...  more
  • E'Twaun Moore23
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    E'Twaun Moore

    East Chicago, Indiana
  • Brad Miller24
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    Brad Miller

    Kendallville, Wayne Township

    PositionCenter

    Age44

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls

    Bradley Alan Miller (born April 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Dick Barnett25
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    Dick Barnett

    Gary, Indiana

    PositionSmall forward

    Age84

    TeamsSyracuse Nationals, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks

    Richard Barnett (born October 2, 1936) is an American former professional basketball player....  more