NBA The Best NBA Players from South Carolina  

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List Rules Only 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
Kevin Garnett was born in May 19, 1976 in Maulding, SC. He's a professional basket player for the NBA's Boston Celtics Team. His career began when he was drafted (5th Draft) by the Minnesota ...more
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Jermaine O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
Jermaine Lee O'Neal is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. The 6 ft 11 in, 255 lb forward-center had a successful high school career and declared his ...more
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38 9
Alex English is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
Alexander English is a retired American basketball player. He was most recently an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. Born in Columbia, South ...more
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Khris Middleton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
James Khristian "Khris" Middleton is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. Middleton was ...more
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Larry Nance is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Anderson, South Carolina
Larry Donnell Nance is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6 ft 10 in forward from Clemson University, Nance played 13 seasons in the NBA as a member of the Phoenix Suns and ...more
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Raymond Felton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Marion, South Carolina
Raymond Bernard Felton, Jr. is an American professional basketball point guard who currently plays with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Felton played college ...more
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Xavier McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America
Xavier Maurice McDaniel, nicknamed the X-Man, is a retired American National Basketball Association player who, at 6 ft 7 in, played both small forward and power forward. He is the former head ...more
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Ramon Sessions is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Ramon Sessions is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the ...more
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Trevor Booker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Newberry, South Carolina
Trevor Booker is a Forward-Center on the Clemson Tigers men's basketball team.
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Brice Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Brice Johnson is a basketball player who plays for the North Carolina Tar Heels.
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Jayson Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Ritter, South Carolina, United States of America
Jayson Williams is an American former professional basketball player. He played for the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. In 2010, Williams pled ...more
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Sindarius Thornwell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Sindarius Thornwell is an American basketball player.
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Jawun Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Jawun Evans is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association.
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Torrey Craig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Torrey Craig Columbia, South Carolina
Torrey Craig is a basketball player.
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Pete Chilcutt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Pete Chilcutt Sumter, South Carolina, United States of America
Peter Shawn "Pete" Chilcutt is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. Born in Sumter, South Carolina, Chilcutt attended Tuscaloosa Academy, located in ...more
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Michael Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina
Michael DeAngelo Dickerson is an American former professional basketball player who was a member of the Houston Rockets and Vancouver/Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. He is a cousin of former NBA ...more
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Tyrone Corbin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Tyrone Kennedy Corbin is an American basketball coach who last coached the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. He was appointed the Utah Jazz head coach on February 10, 2011 ...more
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Zion Williamson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
bob1111 added Salisbury, North Carolina, USA
Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) ...more
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Ja Morant is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
bob1111 added Dalzell, South Carolina, USA
Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant (born August 10, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played ...more
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Levern Tart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Marion, South Carolina
Levern Tart was an American basketball player.
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Willie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina
Willie Lloyd Anderson, Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player. After attending the University of Georgia, he was selected by the San Antonio Spurs with the 10th pick of the ...more
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Dean Meminger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Walterboro, South Carolina
Dean Peter Meminger was an American basketball player and coach.
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Josh Powell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Josh Powell is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Houston Rockets of the NBA.
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Laron Profit is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Laron Profit Charleston, South Carolina
Bronta Laron Profit is an American professional basketball coach and former player.
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Jim Barnett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from South Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina
James Franklin Barnett is a former professional basketball player. He is in his 30th season as a television analyst for the Golden State Warriors.