NBA The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Massachusetts.

Here are the best NBA players from Massachusetts. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Massachusetts includes Bill Laimbeer, Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, and Vinny Del Negro. Who is the greatest NBA player from Massachusetts?

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

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Bill Laimbeer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
William "Bill" Laimbeer, Jr. is an American retired National Basketball Association player who spent most of his career with the Detroit Pistons. Teaming with hall of fame backcourt ...more

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Nerlens Noel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Malden, Massachusetts, United States of America
Nerlens Noel is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. His collegiate basketball career ended in his ...more

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Dana Barros is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Dana Bruce Barros is a retired American professional basketball player from the NBA. In college, he played at Boston College, finishing as one of the school's all-time leading scorers.

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Michael Carter-Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Hamilton, Massachusetts, United States of America
Michael Carter-Williams is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 11th overall in the 2013 ...more

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Noah Vonleh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
fallocca26 added Noah Vonleh Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Noah Vonley is an NBA who plays for the New York Knicks.

Noah Vonleh is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Indiana University. ...more

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Vinny Del Negro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
Vincent Joseph "Vinny" Del Negro is a retired American basketball player. He was the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls from 2008 until 2010, and the Los Angeles Clippers from 2010 ...more

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Travis Best is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
Travis Eric Best is an American former professional basketball player, who played in the NBA and in Europe.

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Matt Geiger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Salem, Massachusetts, United States of America
Matthew Allen "Matt" Geiger is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association at the center position.

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Bob Carrington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Massachusetts
Bob Carrington Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America
Robert Frederick "Bob" Carrington is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'6" 195 lb guard and played collegiately at Boston College. Carrington was ...more