Basketball Famous Basketball Players from Brazil

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List of famous basketball players from Brazil, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. Brazil has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Brazilian basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of Brazil 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 Brazil then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list includes Ubiratan Pereira Maciel, Anderson Varejão and more players.

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

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

Adriana Moisés Pinto

Adriana Pinto is a basketball player. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Brazil


Alberto Marson

Alberto Marson was a Brazilian basketball player. He competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom. There, he won the bronze medal with the men's national basketball team. He was born in São Paulo. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Brazil

Alex Garcia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Brazil
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Alex Ribeiro Garcia is a Brazilian professional basketball player. He is a 6'4" 225 lb. shooting guard. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Brazil

Teams: New Orleans Pelicans

Also Ranked

#20 on The Greatest South American NBA Players

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Anderson Varejão is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Brazil
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Anderson França Varejão is a Brazilian professional basketball player who currently plays with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He won the gold medal with Brazil at the 2003 Pan American Games. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Power forward, Center

Nationality: Brazil

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

Also Ranked

#51 on The Best Foreign NBA Players of All Time

#17 on The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

#6 on The Greatest South American NBA Players

#90 on The Best NBA Buys for the Money

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