Basketball The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin  

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List Rules Only NBA players born in Wisconsin.

Here are the best NBA players from Wisconsin. Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Wisconsin includes Latrell Sprewell, Nick Van Exel, Fred Brown, and Caron Butler. Who is the greatest NBA player from Wisconsin?

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Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Latrell Fontaine Sprewell is a former American professional basketball player; he played for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota Timberwolves. During his time as a ...more

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Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America
Nickey Maxwell "Nick" Van Exel is a former American professional basketball player who is an assistant coach for the Texas Legends in the NBA Development League. Van Exel played for ...more

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Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Racine, Wisconsin, United States of America
James Caron Butler (born March 13, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player. During a 14-year career, he played for the Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards, ...more

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Jim Chones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Racine, Wisconsin, United States of America
James Bernett Chones is an American former professional basketball player, and current radio analyst for the Cleveland Cavaliers. A 6'11" forward/center, Chones starred at Marquette ...more

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Fred Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Fred "Downtown" Brown is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'3" guard from the University of Iowa, he played 13 seasons in the NBA, all with the Seattle ...more

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Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Terry Porter is an American professional basketball coach and former player in the National Basketball Association. A native of Wisconsin, he played college basketball at the University of ...more

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Don Kojis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Donald R. Kojis is a former professional basketball player. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he attended Marquette University and was drafted by the Chicago Packers in the second round of the 1961 ...more

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Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Tony Bennett Clintonville, Wisconsin

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Sam Dekker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States of America
Samuel Thomas Dekker (born May 6, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. Dekker attended Sheboygan Lutheran High ...more

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Devin Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Devin Lamar Harris is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association. Harris attended the University of ...more

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Bob Anderegg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Bob Anderegg Monroe, Wisconsin, United States of America
Robert H. "Bob" Anderegg is a retired American small forward / guard in the National Basketball Association and the American Basketball League . He played professionally for the New ...more

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Dwight Buycks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Dwight Buycks Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Dwight Buycks is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

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Carl Landry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Carl Christopher Landry is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. The 6'9", all-conference power ...more

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Jeff Congdon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Wisconsin, United States of America
Jeffrey D. Congdon was an American basketball player.

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Tony Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Tony Smith Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Charles Anton "Tony" Smith is a retired American professional basketball player. Smith played high school basketball at Wauwatosa East High School, which retired his number 34 jersey ...more

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Jim McIlvaine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Racine, Wisconsin, United States of America
James Michael "Jim" McIlvaine is a retired American professional basketball player who spent seven seasons in the National Basketball Association with the Washington Bullets, Seattle ...more

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Travis Diener is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Travis Diener Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States of America
Travis Lyle Diener is a retired American professional basketball player. He also holds Italian citizenship, and has played for the Italian national team.

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Diante Garrett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Diante Garrett Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Diante Maurice Garrett (born November 3, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for TofaƟ of the Turkish Basketball Super League. He played college basketball for Iowa State

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Anthony Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Anthony Bernard Carter is currently an assistant coach with the Austin Spurs of the NBA D-League and an American retired professional basketball player.

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Joe Wolf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Kohler, Wisconsin, United States of America
Joseph James "Joe" Wolf is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. He was the 13th overall pick of the 1987 NBA Draft, selected by the Los Angeles ...more

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Bud Grant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Superior, Wisconsin, United States of America
Harry Peter "Bud" Grant, Jr. is a former American football and Canadian football head coach. Grant served as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League for ...more

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Brian Brunkhorst is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Brian Brunkhorst Wisconsin, United States of America
Brian J. "Bronk" Brunkhorst is a retired American basketball player. He played collegiately for the Marquette University. He was selected by the New York Knicks in the 6th round of the ...more

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Deonte Burton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Deonte Burton Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Deonte Burton (born January 31, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association, on a two-way contract with the Oklahoma ...more

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Rodney Buford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America
Rodney Alan "The Sheriff" Buford, is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the London Lightning of the National Basketball League of Canada. Buford played ...more

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Reece Gaines is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NBA Players from Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
Reece Gaines is the brother of Corvonn Gaines.