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The Best Basketball Players from Belgium

List of famous basketball players from Belgium, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Belgium has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Belgian basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Belgium and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from Belgium then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List contains players like Tomas Van Den Spiegel, D. J. Mbenga.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Belgian basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from Belgium?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of Belgium in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Belgian basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.
  • 1

    Tony Parker

    Point guard


    BirthplaceBruges, Belgium


    TeamsSan Antonio Spurs, Charlotte Hornets

    William Anthony Parker Jr. (born 17 May 1982) is a French-American former professional basketball player. The son of a professional basketball player, Parker played for two years for Paris Basket  ...more

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  • 2


    BirthplaceKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors

    Didier "D. J." Ilunga-Mbenga (pronounced Benga; born December 30, 1980) is a Belgian-Congolese professional basketball player. He has also played for the Belgian national basketball team as he is a  ...more

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  • 3

    Tomas Van Den Spiegel



    BirthplaceGhent, Belgium

    Tomas Van Den Spiegel (born 10 July 1978 in Ghent, Belgium) is a Belgian former professional basketball player and the current president of ULEB. At a height of 2.14 m (7 ft ​1⁄4) tall, he played at  ...more
  • 4
    Power forward


    BirthplaceLiège, Belgium

    Axel Marie Gustave Hervelle (born 12 May 1983) is a Belgian professional basketball player who plays for Proximus Spirou. He also represents the senior Belgian national basketball team. He is a 2.08  ...more
  • 5

    Brian Lynch

    Brian Robert Lynch (born June 12, 1978) is a retired American professional basketball player and current coach.  ...more
  • 6

    Jean-Marc Jaumin



    BirthplaceBrussels, Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium

    Jean-Marc Jaumin is a Belgian former basketball player and current coach.  ...more
  • 7

    Jonathan Tabu

    Point guard

    NationalityBelgium, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    BirthplaceKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Jonathan Tabu is a basketball player.  ...more
  • 8

    Kristof Ongenaet

    Kristof Ongenaet (born 29 April 1985) is a forward from Ghent, Belgium who is a former player for the Syracuse Orange. He played for Sutor Basket Montegranaro in the Italian based Lega Basket Serie A  ...more
  • 9

    Marcus Faison

    Marcus Vondell Faison (born February 18, 1978) is a Belgian-American former professional basketball player. He played Division I basketball for Siena College prior to his professional career. Was a  ...more
  • 10

    Odell Hodge

    Power forward, Center

    NationalityBelgium, United States of America

    Odell Hodge (born March 26, 1973) is an American former basketball player for Old Dominion University and, later, professional teams in Belgium.  ...more
  • 11

    Ron Ellis

    Power forward

    NationalityBelgium, United States of America

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana

    Ron Ellis is a retired American basketball player. He was a standout college player at Louisiana Tech University, a second round NBA Draft pick and played professionally for 15 years. Ellis, a 6'7"  ...more
  • 12

    Stevan Nađfeji

    Power forward

    NationalityBelgium, Serbia

    BirthplaceBelgrade, Serbia

    Stevan Nađfeji (Serbian Cyrillic: Стеван Нађфеји; born August 16, 1979) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player.  ...more
  • 13

    Thomas de Thaey



    BirthplaceEurasia, Belgium, Dendermonde


    Thomas de Thaey is a basketball player.
  • 14

    Tom Van Avermaet

    Tom Van Avermaet tall and at the Point Guard position, he is a showtime-oriented player who always works hard for his team to provide them with the necessary assists and offensive flow. Tom made his  ...more