Here are the best NBA players from Montana. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Montana includes Phil Jackson, Adam Morrison, Mike Lewis, and Larry Krystkowiak. Who is the greatest NBA player from Montana?
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- Photo: Wikimedia CommonsPhilip Douglas Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is an American former professional basketball player, coach, and executive in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A power forward, Jackson played 12 seasons in the NBA, winning NBA championships with the New York Knicks in 1970 and 1973. Jackson was the head coach of the Chicago Bulls from 1989 to 1998, during which time Chicago won six NBA championships. He then coached the Los Angeles Lakers from 1999 to 2004 and again from 2005 to 2011; the team won five championships under his leadership. Jackson's 11 NBA titles as a coach, surpassed the previous record of nine set by Red Auerbach. He holds the NBA record for the most combined... more6812Agree or disagree?
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domainAdam John Morrison (born July 19, 1984) is an American retired professional basketball player. Morrison played for three years at Gonzaga University and was considered to be one of the top college basketball players in 2005–06. He was a finalist for the Naismith and the Wooden Award. He was named Co-Player of the Year with Duke's J. J. Redick by the United States Basketball Writers Association and won the 2006 Chevrolet Player of the Year award.... more2316Agree or disagree?
- Photo: Metaweb / CC-BYLarry Brett Krystkowiak ( kris-KOH-vee-ak; born September 23, 1964) is a retired American professional basketball player, and current head coach of the Utah Utes men's basketball team.... more2418Agree or disagree?
- Photo: Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY)Michael J. Lewis (born March 18, 1946) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'8" power forward/center from Duke University, Lewis played in the American Basketball Association from 1968 to 1974 as a member of the Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Pipers, Pittsburgh Pipers, Pittsburgh Condors, and Carolina Cougars. He averaged 12.1 points per game and 11.9 rebounds per game in his ABA career and appeared in the 1971 ABA All-Star Game. His career was cut short by an Achilles tendon injury.... more1511Agree or disagree?