Basketball Famous Basketball Players from Bulgaria

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

Everything from Ilian Evtimov to Keydren Clark is included on this list.

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

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

Apostolos Nikolaidis was a Greek athlete, football manager and businessman. He was a leading board member and president of Panathinaikos. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Greece, Bulgaria

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Cedric Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Bulgaria
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Cedric "Ced" Tremaine Simmons is an American professional basketball player who last played for New Basket Brindisi of the Lega Basket Serie A. Simmons was born in the United States, but also holds Bulgarian citizenship, and has played for the senior men's Bulgarian national basketball team. A 6'9", 235 lb. power forward-center, Simmons was selected by the NBA team the New Orleans Hornets, in the first round of the 2006 NBA Draft. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Small forward, Power forward

Nationality: United States of America

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, New Orleans Pelicans, Chicago Bulls

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Dejan Ivanov

Dejan Ivanov is a Bulgarian professional basketball player for Juvecaserta Basket of the Lega Basket Serie A. He is also a longtime member of the Bulgarian national team. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Power forward

Nationality: Bulgaria

Dimitar Angelov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from Bulgaria
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Dimitar Angelov

Dimitar Angelov is a Bulgarian professional basketball player. He plays as a power forward or small forward and his height is 202 cm. Angelov currently plays for Levski Sofia in the Bulgarian League. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Bulgaria