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The Best NBA Players from Kansas

Updated July 30, 2021 850 votes 134 voters 3.5k views40 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born or raised in Kansas.

Here are the best NBA players from Kansas. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Kansas includes Ron Baker, Lionel Hollins, Willie Cauley-Stein, and Larry Drew. Who is the greatest NBA player from Kansas?

Vote up the top Kansas NBA players, and help decide who is the best basketball player from Kansas. 

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  • 1
    Spearville, Kansas
    60
    29

    PositionCenter

    TeamsDallas Mavericks

  • 2
    Hays, Kansas
    43
    17

    PositionShooting guard

    TeamsNew York Knicks, Washington Wizards

  • 3
    Kansas City, Kansas
    27
    10

    PositionPoint guard

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons

  • 4
    Overland Park, Kansas
    26
    10

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

  • 5
    Arkansas City, Kansas
    16
    8

    PositionPoint guard

    TeamsPhiladelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, San Diego Clippers, Detroit Pistons

  • 6
    Kansas City, Kansas
    15
    9

    PositionShooting guard

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

  • 7
    Harper, Kansas
    14
    8

    PositionSmall forward

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 8
    Leavenworth, Kansas
    16
    13

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsMiami Heat

  • 9
    Kansas City, Kansas
    15
    12

    PositionShooting Guard

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Denver Nuggets

  • 10
    Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    6
    0

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Utah Jazz, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks

    Raised in Lawrence, Kansas

  • 11
    Wichita, Kansas
    6
    0

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets

  • 12
    Wichita, Kansas
    6
    1

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsCleveland Cavaliers

  • 13
    Kansas City, Kansas
    15
    15

    PositionPoint guard

    TeamsMemphis Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics, Denver Nuggets

  • 14
    Fort Scott, Kansas
    10
    8

    PositionCenter

    TeamsFort Wayne Pistons, Boston Celtics

  • 15
    Kansas City, Kansas
    13
    12

    PositionShooting guard

    TeamsBoston Celtics, Baltimore Bullets

  • 16
    Junction City, Kansas
    9
    8

    PositionPoint guard

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons

  • 17
    Pratt, Kansas
    7
    6

    PositionForward

    TeamsBoston Celtics

  • 18
    Osceola, Arkansas
    3
    0

    PositionShooting guard

    TeamsWashington Wizards, San Antonio Spurs

    Raised in Wichita, Kansas

  • 19
    Kansas City, Kansas
    9
    9

    PositionPower forward

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Seattle Supersonics

  • 20
    Kansas City, Kansas
    12
    15

    PositionSmall forward

    TeamsNew Orleans Buccaneers, Dallas Chapparals, Memphis Tams

  • 21
    Wichita, Kansas
    7
    7

    PositionCenter

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers, Cleveland Cavaliers

  • 22
    Lawrence, Kansas
    22
    30

    PositionPower forward, Center

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

  • 23
    Kansas City, Kansas
    1
    0

    PositionPower Forward

    TeamsOklahoma City Thunder

  • 24
    Wichita, Kansas
    7
    9

    PositionSmall forward

    TeamsDetroit Pistons

  • 25
    Independence, Kansas
    4
    5

    PositionPower forward, Center

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks