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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Jayson Tatum is listed (or ranked) 2 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) 3 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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Jo Jo White is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Larry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 5 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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David Lee is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Tyronn Lue is listed (or ranked) 7 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) 8 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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Patrick McCaw is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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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Anthony Bonner is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Anthony Peeler is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Ben McLemore is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Alec Burks is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Landry Shamet is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Anthony Tolliver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Springfield, Missouri
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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Steve Stipanovich is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Les Selvage is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Tyler Hansbrough is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Chris Carr is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Ironton, Missouri, United States of America
Chris Dean Carr is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Phoenix Suns in the 2nd round of the 1995 NBA Draft. Carr played six seasons in the NBA for the Suns, ...more
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Kareem Rush is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Kareem Lamar Rush is a retired American professional basketball player. Rush's younger brother, Brandon, plays for the Golden State Warriors, while older brother JaRon played college basketball ...more
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Ben Hansbrough is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States of America
Ben Hansbrough is an American professional basketball player who plays for Laboral Kutxa Baskonia of the Liga ACB. He is the younger brother of Tyler Hansbrough, the Naismith College Player of ...more
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Brandon Rush is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Kim Anderson is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Marshall Rogers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
Marshall Rogers St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Marshall Lee Rogers was an American professional basketball player and former NCAA basketball scoring champion with Pan American University.
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Rich Niemann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Richard W. "Rich" Niemann is a former American basketball player who played at center in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association. Niemann was originally ...more