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The Best NBA Players from Maryland

Updated February 14, 2020 3.6k votes 466 voters 23.1k views67 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in Maryland.

Here are the best NBA players from Maryland. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and current and active players, this list of famous basketball players on an NBA team who were born in Maryland includes Rudy Gay, Victor Oladipo, Steve Francis, and Josh Hart. Included below are some of the best professional athletes from Baltimore and other parts of Maryland, but who is the greatest NBA player from Maryland?

Vote up the top Maryland NBA players, and add your favorite players if they're missing from the list. 

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    Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Victor Oladipo

    Upper Marlboro, Maryland

    PositionShooting guard

    Age27

    Number4

    TeamsIndiana Pacers

    Kehinde Babatunde Victor Oladipo (born May 4, 1992) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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    Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Muggsy Bogues

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionPoint guard

    Age54

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors

    Tyrone Curtis "Muggsy" Bogues (born January 9, 1965) is a retired American basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
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    Steve Francis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Steve Francis

    USA, Takoma Park

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age42

    TeamsHouston Rockets, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks

    Steven D'Shawn Francis (born February 21, 1977) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia

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    Rudy Gay is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Rudy Gay

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward

    Age33

    Number22

    TeamsSan Antonio Spurs

    Rudy Carlton Gay Jr. (born August 17, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
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    Sam Cassell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Sam Cassell

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionPoint guard

    Age50

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets

    Samuel James Cassell Sr. (born November 18, 1969) is a former professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    Reggie Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Reggie Lewis

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward

    AgeDec. at 28 (1965-1993)

    TeamsBoston Celtics

    Reggie Lewis (November 21, 1965 – July 27, 1993) was an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
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    Will Barton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Will Barton

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    Number5

    TeamsDenver Nuggets

    William Norman Barton (born January 6, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
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    Josh Hart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
    Josh Hart (born March 6, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the New... more on Wikipedia
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    Reggie Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Reggie Williams

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward

    Age55

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers

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    Michael Beasley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Michael Beasley

    Maryland, United States of America

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age30

    Number0

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers

    Michael Paul Beasley Jr. (born January 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    Jeff Green is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Jeff Green

    Cheverly, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age33

    Number22

    TeamsUtah Jazz

    Jeffrey Lynn Green (born August 28, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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    Markelle Fultz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
    Markelle N'Gai Fultz (born May 29, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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    Dennis Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Dennis Scott

    Hagerstown, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward

    Age51

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, Vancouver Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves

    Dennis Eugene Scott (born September 5, 1968) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
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    Juan Dixon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Juan Dixon

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionShooting guard

    Age41

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons

    Juan Dixon (born October 9, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player and the... more on Wikipedia
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    Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Ty Lawson

    Clinton, Maryland

    PositionPoint guard

    Age32

    Number3

    Tywon Ronell Lawson (born November 3, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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    Jerian Grant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Jerian Grant

    Silver Spring, Maryland

    PositionGuard

    Age27

    Number22

    TeamsOrlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks

    Holdyn Jerian Grant (born October 9, 1992) is an American professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia
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    Keith Booth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Keith Booth

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward

    Age45

    TeamsChicago Bulls

    Keith Eugene Booth (born October 9, 1974) is an American basketball coach and former player.... more on Wikipedia
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    Jarrett Jack is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Jarrett Jack

    Fort Washington, Maryland

    PositionPoint guard

    Age36

    Number2

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers

    Jarrett Matthew Jack (born October 28, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who... more on Wikipedia

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    David Wingate is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    David Wingate

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age56

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, New York Knicks

    David Grover Stacey Wingate, Jr. (born December 15, 1963) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Marvin Webster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Marvin Webster

    Baltimore, Maryland

    PositionCenter

    AgeDec. at 57 (1952-2009)

    TeamsSeattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks

    Marvin Nathaniel Webster (April 13, 1952 – April 4, 2009) was an American professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Danny Ferry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Danny Ferry

    Hyattsville, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age53

    TeamsCleveland Cavaliers

    Daniel John Willard Ferry (born October 17, 1966) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia
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    Rodney McGruder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Rodney McGruder

    Landover, Maryland

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age24

    Number22

    Rodney Christian McGruder is an American professional basketball player who currently plays... more on Wikipedia
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    Gene Shue is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Gene Shue

    Baltimore, Maryland

    Age88

    TeamsBaltimore Bullets, Detroit Pistons, Fort Wayne Pistons, New York Knicks

    Eugene William Shue (born December 18, 1931) is an American retired professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
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    Terry Dozier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Terry Dozier

    Baltimore, Maryland

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets

    Terry Linnard Dozier is a retired American professional basketball small forward who played... more on Wikipedia
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    Dante Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Maryland
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    Dante Cunningham

    Clinton, Maryland

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    Age32

    Number33

    Dante Cunningham (born April 22, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who was... more on Wikipedia
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