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The Best NBA Players from South Carolina

Updated July 18, 2019 3.5k votes 526 voters 14.3k views41 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in South Carolina.

Here are the best NBA players from South Carolina. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in South Carolina includes Kevin Garnett, Alex English, Khris Middleton, and Larry Nance. Who is the greatest NBA player from South Carolina?

Vote up the top South Carolina 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 South Carolina with a list of the best NFL players from South Carolina.

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    Kevin Garnett

    Greenville, South Carolina
    Kevin Maurice Garnett (born May 19, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player...  more

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    #14 of 269 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#951 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time

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    Ja Morant

    Dalzell, South Carolina
    Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball...  more

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    #5 of 103 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today#23 of 265 The Top 100+ NBA Players Today

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    Zion Williamson

    Salisbury, North Carolina
    Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    #124 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings#4 of 76 The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time

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    Alex English

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American retired basketball player. He was most...  more

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    #7 of 29 The Greatest Small Forwards of the 1980s#13 of 53 The Best NBA Players Who Played Overseas

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    Khris Middleton

    Charleston, South Carolina
    James Khristian Middleton (born August 12, 1991) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #73 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#56 of 135 The Best Small Forwards of All Time

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    Larry Nance

    Anderson, South Carolina
    Larry Donnell Nance Sr. (born February 12, 1959) is an American retired professional...  more

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    #9 of 25 The Best Power Forwards of the 80s#12 of 26 The Best Dunkers In NBA History

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    Jermaine O'Neal

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Jermaine Gregory O'Neal (born October 13, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball...  more

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    #68 of 165 The Greatest NBA Centers of All Time#292 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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    Xavier McDaniel

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Xavier Maurice McDaniel (born June 4, 1963), nicknamed the X-Man, is an American retired...  more
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    Raymond Felton

    Marion, South Carolina
    Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. (born June 26, 1984) is an American professional basketball player...  more

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    #26 of 51 The Greatest UNC Tar Heels Basketball Players of All Time#146 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

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    Sindarius Thornwell is an American basketball player. ...  more
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    Ramon Sessions

    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Ramon Sessions (born April 11, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more
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    Trevor Booker

    Newberry, South Carolina
    Trevor Fitzgerald Booker (born November 25, 1987) is an American professional basketball...  more
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    Torrey Craig

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Torrey Craig is a basketball player....  more
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    Willie Anderson

    Greenville, South Carolina
    Willie Lloyd Anderson Jr. (born January 8, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Tyrone Corbin

    Columbia, South Carolina
    Tyrone Kennedy Corbin (born December 31, 1962) is an American retired basketball player, and...  more
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    Brice Johnson

    Orangeburg, South Carolina
    Brice Johnson is a basketball player who plays for the North Carolina Tar Heels....  more
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    Josh Powell

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Josh Powell (born January 25, 1983) is an American professional basketball player who last...  more
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    Jawun B. Evans (born July 26, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    Dean Meminger

    Walterboro, South Carolina
    Dean Peter Meminger (May 13, 1948 – August 23, 2013) was an American basketball player and...  more
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    Jayson Williams

    Ritter, South Carolina
    Jayson Williams (born February 22, 1968) is an American former professional basketball player....  more

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    #147 of 168 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History#43 of 94 The Greatest Brooklyn Nets of All Time

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    Pete Chilcutt

    Sumter, South Carolina
    Peter Shawn Chilcutt (born September 14, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Levern Tart

    Marion, South Carolina
    Levern Tart (June 1, 1942 – June 22, 2010) was an American basketball player. ...  more
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    Michael Dickerson

    Greenville, South Carolina
    Michael DeAngelo Dickerson (born (1975-06-25)June 25, 1975) is an American former professional...  more
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    Jim Barnett

    Greenville, South Carolina
    James Franklin Barnett (born July 7, 1944) is a former professional basketball player. He was...  more

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    #70 of 105 The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time#200 of 222 The Best Utah Jazz of All Time

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    Laron Profit

    Charleston, South Carolina
    Bronta Laron Profit (born August 5, 1977) is an American professional basketball coach and...  more