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The Best NBA Players from Washington, D.C.

Updated July 30, 2021 2.1k votes 244 voters 9.1k views74 items

List RulesOnly NBA players born or raised in Washington, D.C.

Here are the best NBA players from Washington D.C.. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Washington D.C. includes Kevin Durant, Elgin Baylor, Adrian Dantley, and Austin Carr. Who is the greatest NBA player from Washington D.C.?

Vote up the top Washington D.C. NBA players, and help decide who is the best basketball player from the Capitol city. 

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    Kevin Durant

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionSmall forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Elgin Baylor

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionSmall forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    #7 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time#16 of 135 The Best Small Forwards of All Time

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    Adrian Dantley

    Dallas Mavericks, Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    #220 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#756 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time

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    Dave Bing

    Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    #85 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time#68 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History

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    Johnny Dawkins

    Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Fred Hetzel

    Philadelphia 76ers, Cincinnati Royals

    PositionPower forward, Center

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Johnny Austin

    Baltimore Bullets

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Sharrod Ford

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionPower forward, Center

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Sherman Douglas

    Brooklyn Nets, Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Dominic Pressley

    Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Walt Williams

    Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Delonte West

    Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    John Battle

    Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Quinn Cook

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Jerome Williams

    Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons

    PositionSmall forward, Power forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Charles Smith

    Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Patrick Patterson

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionPower forward, Center

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    DerMarr Johnson

    Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Ed Davis

    Minnesota Timberwolves

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    John Duren

    Indiana Pacers, Utah Jazz

    PositionShooting guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Lawrence Moten

    Washington Wizards, Vancouver Grizzlies

    PositionShooting guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Austin Carr

    Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards

    PositionGuard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Blue Edwards

    Utah Jazz, Boston Celtics

    PositionShooting guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Tom Hoover

    New York Nets, St. Louis Hawks

    PositionForward

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

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    Moochie Norris

    Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies

    PositionPoint guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.