NBA The Best NBA Players from Missouri  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Missouri.

Here are the best NBA players from Missouri. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Missouri includes Bradley Beal, Jayson Tatum, Alec Burks, and Otto Porter Jr. Who is the greatest NBA player from Missouri?

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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Bradley Emmanuel Beal is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. The 6'5" shooting guard played ...more

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Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Joseph Henry "Jo Jo" White is an American former professional basketball player. As an amateur, he played for the University of Kansas Men's Basketball team and represented the U.S. ...more

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Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Jayson Christopher Tatum is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tatum attended hometown ...more

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Otto Porter Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Otto Porter, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more

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Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Mexico, Missouri, United States of America
Tyron Jemar Lue (born May 3, 1977) is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ...more

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Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Crystal City, Missouri, United States of America
William Warren "Bill" Bradley is an American Hall of Fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, and former three-term Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He ran unsuccessfully for ...more

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Steve Stipanovich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Stephen Samuel Stipanovich is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6-ft 11-inch center from the University of Missouri, Stipanovich was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the ...more

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Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Ben McLemore III is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. McLemore played college basketball for the ...more

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Anthony Bonner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Anthony Bonner is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 1st round of the 1990 NBA Draft. He played six seasons in the NBA for the ...more

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Les Selvage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Les Selvage St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Lester Revell Selvage was an American professional basketball player. A 6'1" guard from Beaumont High School in St. Louis, Missouri, Selvage played college basketball at Kirksville State ...more

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David Lee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
David Lee (born April 29, 1983) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Florida Gators before he was drafted 30th overall by the New York ...more

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Anthony Tolliver is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Springfield, Missouri, United States of America
Anthony Tolliver is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Creighton ...more

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Anthony Peeler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Anthony Eugene Peeler is a retired American professional basketball player, having played for a number of NBA teams from 1992 to 2005. He later became an assistant coach at Division II Virginia ...more

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Tyler Hansbrough is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Columbia, Missouri, United States of America
Andrew Tyler Hansbrough is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. Hansbrough completed a college basketball career with the North ...more

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Alec Burks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Grandview, Missouri, United States of America
Alec Burks is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He was selected by the Utah Jazz as the 12th overall pick in the 2011 ...more

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Larry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Larry Darnell Hughes is an American former professional basketball player. He is a 6 ft 5 in and 184 lb shooting guard. Hughes attended Saint Louis University and was the eighth pick in the 1998 ...more

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Patrick McCaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri
Patrick Andrew McCaw (born October 25, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more

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Landry Shamet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Landry Michael Shamet is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Wichita State ...more

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Kim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Kim Anderson Sedalia, Missouri, United States of America
Keith Kim Anderson, known professionally as Kim Anderson, is currently the head men's basketball coach of the Missouri Tigers. He most recently led the Central Missouri Mules to back-to-back ...more

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Ed Macauley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Charles Edward "Ed" Macauley was a professional basketball player in the NBA. His playing nickname was "Easy Ed." Macauley spent his prep school days at St. Louis University ...more

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Jay Carty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Jay Carty United States of America
Jay J. Carty Jr. is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiately for Oregon State University, and was selected by the St. Louis Hawks in the 6th round of the 1962 NBA Draft. He ...more

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Bob Ferry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Robert Dean "Bob" Ferry is a retired American basketball player and executive. A 6'8" center from Saint Louis University, Ferry was selected by the St. Louis Hawks with the ...more

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Gary Bergen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Gary Bergen Independence, Missouri, United States of America
Gary Dean Bergen was an American basketball player. He played collegiately for the University of Utah. Bergen was selected by the New York Knicks in the 1956 NBA Draft. He played for the Knicks ...more

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Brandon Rush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Brandon Leray Rush is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted in 2008 by the NBA's ...more

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Josh Harrellson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Saint Charles, Missouri, United States of America
Josh Douglas Harrellson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Brujos de Guayama of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. Standing 6'10" and weighing 275 pounds, ...more