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The Best NBA Players from Washington 

Ranker NBA
Updated July 18, 2019 2.5k votes 314 voters 8k views 54 items

List Rules Only NBA players born in Washington.

Here are the best NBA players from Washington. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Washington includes Gary Payton, John Stockton, Isiah Thomas, and Brandon Roy. Who is the greatest NBA player from Washington?

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

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John Stockton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard from Spokane, Washington

Age: 57

Teams: Utah Jazz

John Houston Stockton (born March 26, 1962) is an American retired professional basketball player. He spent his entire NBA career (1984–2003) as a point guard for the Utah Jazz, and the team ...more

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Jamal Crawford is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 39

Number: 11

Teams: Phoenix Suns

Aaron Jamal Crawford (born March 20, 1980) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for ...more

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Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard from Tacoma, Washington

Age: 30

Number: 22

Teams: Washington Wizards

Isaiah Jamar Thomas (born February 7, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 5-foot-9-inch (1.75 m) ...more

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Zach LaVine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Guard from Renton, Washington

Age: 24

Number: 8

Teams: Chicago Bulls

Zachary LaVine (born March 10, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first round of the ...more

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Brandon Roy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Age: 35

Number: 3

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Brandon Dawayne Roy (born July 23, 1984) is an American basketball coach and a former professional basketball player. Roy played six seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the ...more

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Nate Robinson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 35

Number: 2

Teams: New York Knicks

Nathaniel Cornelius Robinson (born May 31, 1984) is an American professional basketball player. Born in Seattle, Robinson played college basketball for the University of Washington in Seattle ...more

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Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 42

Number: 4

Jason Eugene Terry (born September 15, 1977) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays at both ...more

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Dejounte Murray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington

Number: 5

Teams: San Antonio Spurs

Dejounte Dashaun Murray (born September 19, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of ...more
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Avery Bradley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Tacoma, Washington

Age: 29

Number: 11

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers

Avery Antonio Bradley Jr. (born November 26, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more

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Joe Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard / Small forward from Chelan, Washington

Age: 24

Number: 12

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Joseph Malcolm Harris (born September 6, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more
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Doug Christie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 49

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, + more

Douglas Dale Christie (born May 9, 1970) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), ...more
12
Rodney Stuckey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 33

Number: 3

Teams: Detroit Pistons

Rodney Norvell Stuckey (born April 21, 1986) is an American former professional basketball player. He previously played seven seasons for the Detroit Pistons and three seasons for the Indiana ...more
13
Aaron Brooks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard and Shooting guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 34

Number: 0

Teams: Houston Rockets

Aaron Jamal Brooks (born January 14, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Illawarra Hawks of the National Basketball League (NBL). He was selected 26th overall in the 2007 ...more

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Allonzo Trier is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard from Seattle

Number: 14

Teams: New York Knicks

Allonzo Brian Trier is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats. As a ...more
15
Marvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Small forward and Power forward from Bremerton, Washington

Age: 33

Number: 2

Teams: Atlanta Hawks

Marvin Gaye Williams Jr. (born June 19, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of ...more

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James Edwards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Power forward and Center from Seattle, Washington

Age: 64

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, + more

James Franklin Edwards (born November 22, 1955) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "Buddha" for his appearance (he often sported a Fu Manchu mustache) and ...more
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Spencer Hawes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Center from Seattle, Washington

Age: 31

Number: 0

Teams: Sacramento Kings

Spencer Mason Hawes (born April 28, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League. He was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the 2007 NBA ...more

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Martell Webster is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard and Small forward from Edmonds, Washington

Age: 33

Number: 9

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers

Martell Webster (born December 4, 1986) is a former American professional basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The sixth player taken in the 2005 ...more
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Tony Wroten is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard from Renton, Washington

Age: 26

Tony Wroten, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for the ...more
20
Clint Richardson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington

Age: 63

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers

Clint Richardson Jr. (born August 7, 1956) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1979 NBA draft. ...more
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Terrence Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Shooting guard and Small forward from Seattle, Washington

Age: 32

Number: 55

Terrence Deshon Williams (born June 28, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for Guaiqueríes de Margarita of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto ...more
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David Stockton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington

Number: 11

David Stockton (born June 24, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Medi Bayreuth of the German Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball for Gonzaga University and ...more
23
Peyton Siva is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Point guard from Seattle, Washington

Age: 29

Number: 3

Peyton Robert Siva Jr. (born October 24, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for Alba Berlin of the German Basketball Bundesliga. He played college basketball for Louisville, ...more
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Blair Rasmussen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Blair Rasmussen Center from Auburn, Washington

Age: 57

Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets

Blair Allen Rasmussen (born November 13, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (15th overall) of the 1985 NBA ...more
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Jon Brockman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Washington
Jon Brockman Power forward from Snohomish, Washington

Age: 32

Jonathan Rodney Brockman (born March 20, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player who last played for MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg of the Basketball Bundesliga. He was the starting ...more