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The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Oklahoma.

Here are the best NBA players from Oklahoma. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Oklahoma includes Blake Griffin, John Starks, Mark Price, and Josh Richardson. Who is the greatest NBA player from Oklahoma?

Vote up the top Oklahoma NBA players, and add your favorite players if they're missing from the list. Then head over and check out some more top athletes from Oklahoma with a list of the best NFL players from Oklahoma.

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Blake Griffin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Blake Austin Griffin is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more
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John Starks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
John Levell Starks is an American retired professional basketball shooting guard. Starks was listed at 6'5" and 190 pounds during his NBA playing career. Although he was not drafted in the ...more
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Mark Price is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States of America
William Mark Price is the current head coach of the Charlotte 49ers and a former American basketball player who played for 12 seasons in the NBA, from 1986 to 1998. Spending the majority of his ...more
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Josh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Joshua Michael Richardson (born September 15, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more
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Terrance Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Terrance Eugene Ferguson Jr. (born May 17, 1998) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He completed high ...more
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Antoine Carr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Antoine Labotte Carr is a retired American basketball player. A 16-year NBA journeyman, he was known for the goggles he wore onto the court.
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Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale was an American professional basketball player in the NBA and a smooth jazz bass guitarist. A three-time All American at the University of Oklahoma, he was elected to the ...more
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Ekpe Udoh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma
Ekpedeme Friday "Ekpe" Udoh is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. He played high school ...more
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Anthony Bowie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Anthony Lee Bowie is an American basketball player. He is a former NBA shooting guard, most renowned for his stint with the Orlando Magic. With the Magic, Bowie became one of the top bench ...more
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Brent Price is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Hartley Brent Price, is a retired American professional basketball player. He is the younger brother of former Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Mark Price.
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Richard Dumas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Richard Wayne Dumas is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he is the son of former American Basketball Association player Rich Dumas.
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Shake Milton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Malik "Shake" Milton is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Delaware Blue ...more
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Shea Seals is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Shea Seals Tulsa, Oklahoma
Shea Brandon Seals is a retired American professional basketball player. He played in four games with the Los Angeles Lakers during the 1997–98 NBA season. He was listed as 6'5" 210 lb ...more
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Stacey King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Lawton, Oklahoma
Ronald Stacey King is an American former NBA center who won three consecutive championships with the Chicago Bulls from 1991 to 1993.
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Ron Boone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ronald Bruce Boone is a retired American Basketball Association player. During his years at Tech High in North Omaha, Nebraska, Boone stood 6'2" and weighed 175 pounds. After college, at ...more
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Taylor Griffin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Taylor Griffin (born April 18, 1986 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American professional basketball player who recently for the University of Oklahoma. He currently plays for the NBA's ...more
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Daniel Orton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Daniel Joseph Orton is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League. He is a 6-foot 10-inch, 275-pound center who played ...more
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Byron Houston is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Watonga, Oklahoma
Byron Dwight Houston is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'5", 250-pound power forward, he played collegiately for Oklahoma State University and was selected by the ...more
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Carl Henry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Carl Henry Hollis, Oklahoma
Carl J. Henry is an American former professional basketball player. He was a 6'6", 205 lb shooting guard. Born in Hollis, Oklahoma, Henry attended and played collegiately at both the ...more
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J. R. Giddens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Justin Ray Giddens is an American professional basketball player who last played for Peñarol de Mar del Plata of the Liga Nacional de Básquet. He was selected with the 30th overall ...more
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Charlie Beasley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Charles P. "Charlie" Beasley is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiately for Southern Methodist University. He was selected by the Cincinnati Royals in the 7th ...more
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Gene Conley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States of America
Donald Eugene "Gene" Conley is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played eleven seasons from 1952 to 1963 for four different teams. Conley also played forward in the 1952-1953 ...more
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Jack Dwan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Jack Dwan
John Dwan was an American professional basketball player. A 6'4" forward/guard from Loyola University Chicago, Dwan played two seasons in the National Basketball League and Basketball ...more
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Lee Mayberry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
USA, Oklahoma, Tulsa
Orva Lee Mayberry, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player, spending seven seasons in the National Basketball Association.
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Darnell Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Darnell Edred Jackson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Westchester Knicks of the NBA Development League. Jackson played for the University of Kansas in ...more