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The Best Basketball Players From South Korea

Who is the best basketball player from South Korea? South Korea has produced some very talented basketball players in recent years, including some great South Korean players in the Korean Basketball League, which only started in 1997. Many of the best South Korean basketball players to ever live are on this list, so if you're a native of South Korea and are aspiring to play ball professionally, then these people should be your idols. So, who is the best South Korean basketball player of all time? Which great basketball players are from South Korea?

Many hoops fans would acknowledge Ha Seung-Jin, the only South Korean to ever play in the NBA, as the best basketball player from South Korea. But there are also plenty of pre-professional and KBL basketball stars who made an impact on the game, such as Lee Dae-sung, Chun Hee-Chul, and Hur Jae, as well as Korean Charles Barkley - Hyun Joo-yup.

Vote up the best South Korean basketball players and help decide who are the best basketball players from South Korea of all time!

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list ordered by
  • Ra Gun-ah
    1

    Ra Gun-ah

  • Lee Dae-Sung
    2

    Lee Dae-Sung

  • Heo Ung
    3

    Heo Ung

  • Heo Hoon
    5

    Heo Hoon

  • Choi Jun-yong
    6

    Choi Jun-yong

  • Seo Jang-hoon
    7

    Seo Jang-hoon

  • Hyun Joo-yup
    8

    Hyun Joo-yup

  • Park Chan-hee
    9

    Park Chan-hee

  • Kim Jong-kyu
    10

    Kim Jong-kyu

  • Kim Si-rae
    12

    Kim Si-rae

  • Kim Tae-sul
    13

    Kim Tae-sul

  • Lee Jung-hyun
    16

    Lee Jung-hyun

  • Joohan Lee
    17

    Joohan Lee

  • Lee Kwan-hee
    18

    Lee Kwan-hee

  • Kim Sun-hyung
    21

    Kim Sun-hyung

  • Lee Seoung-hyun
    22

    Lee Seoung-hyun

  • Lee Sang-min
    23

    Lee Sang-min

  • Shin Dong-pa
    24

    Shin Dong-pa

  • Yang Hong-seok
    25

    Yang Hong-seok