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The Best NBA Players from Virginia

Updated July 18, 2019 3.1k votes 410 voters 11.7k views70 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born in Virginia.

Here are the best NBA players from Virginia. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Virginia includes Allen Iverson, Moses Malone, Alonzo Mourning, and Ralph Sampson. Who is the greatest NBA player from Virginia?

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

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    Allen Ezail Iverson (; born June 7, 1975), nicknamed "the Answer", is an American former...  more

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    #135 of 329 The Most Obnoxious Athletes#1 of 78 The Best Philadelphia 76ers of All Time

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    Moses Malone

    Virginia
    Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American basketball player...  more

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    #12 of 168 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History#8 of 96 The Best Rebounders in NBA History

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    Alonzo Mourning

    Chesapeake, Virginia
    Alonzo Harding Mourning Jr. (born February 8, 1970) is an American former professional...  more

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    #6 of 115 The Best Charlotte Hornets Players of All Time, Ranked#3 of 22 The Greatest Georgetown Basketball Players of All Time

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    Ralph Sampson

    Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Ralph Lee Sampson Jr. (born July 7, 1960) is an American retired basketball player. He is a...  more

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    #170 of 269 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#83 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

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    Dell Curry

    Harrisonburg, Virginia
    Wardell Stephen "Dell" Curry I (born June 25, 1964) is an American former professional...  more
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    Bob Dandridge

    Richmond, Virginia
    Robert L. Dandridge (born November 15, 1947) is an American former professional basketball...  more

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    #933 of 1,424 The Best Athletes Of All Time#185 of 227 The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History

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    Jerome Kersey

    Clarksville, Virginia
    Jerome Kersey (June 26, 1962 – February 18, 2015) was an American professional basketball...  more
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    Joe Smith

    Virginia, United States of America
    Joseph Leynard Smith (born July 26, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    Mike Scott

    Chesapeake, Virginia
    James Michael "Mike" Scott is an American professional basketball player who currently plays...  more
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    Johnny Newman

    Virginia, United States of America
    John Sylvester Newman, Jr. (born November 28, 1963) is an American retired professional...  more
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    Frank Leo Mason III (born April 3, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    Paul Pressey

    Richmond, Virginia
    Paul Matthew Pressey (born December 24, 1958) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    Bryant Stith

    Virginia
    Bryant Lamonica Stith (born December 10, 1970) is an American retired professional basketball...  more
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    Jeremy Lamb

    Norcross, Georgia
    Jeremy Emmanuel Lamb (born May 30, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more
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    Justin Anderson

    Montross, Virginia
    Justin Anderson is a basketball player....  more
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    Gerald Henderson

    Richmond, Virginia
    Jerome McKinley "Gerald" Henderson Sr. (born January 16, 1956) is an American retired...  more
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    Jimmy Walker

    Amherst, Virginia
    James, Jim(mie), or Jimmy Walker may refer to:...  more
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    Mark West

    Virginia
    Mark Andre West (born November 5, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player....  more
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    Troy Daniels

    Roanoke, Virginia
    Troy Daniels is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the...  more
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    Mark Davis

    Thibodaux, Louisiana
    Mark Anthony Davis (born April 26, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    J.R. Reid

    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    Herman "J. R." Reid Jr. (born March 31, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Cory Alexander

    Waynesboro city, Virginia
    Cory Lynn Alexander (born June 22, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    Andre Ingram

    Area code 218, Minneapolis
    Andre Ingram is a basketball player for the Minnesota Golden Gophers men's basketball team....
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    Bernie Harris

    C. Bernard Harris was a professional basketball power forward who played one season season in...  more
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    Bimbo Coles

    Virginia
    Vernell Eufaye "Bimbo" Coles (born April 22, 1968) is a retired American basketball player....  more