basketball The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time  

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Who are the best Jewish basketball players that played in the NBA? This list of Jewish NBA players includes names like Amar'e Stoudemire, Larry Brown, Doug Schayes, and Jordan Farmar among many other top Jewish NBA players. 

This list of top NBA players also includes the man who scored the first basket in the NBA, Ossie Schectman as well as the Legend of Duke, Art Heyman. Active Jewish NBA players like Omri Casspi are also included in this list of the best Jewish NBA players.

Vote for who you think the greatest Jewish NBA players are from the list below and if you see anyone missing, feel free to add them so that other basketball fans and Rankers can vote on your additions!
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180 41
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Amar'e Stoudemire Power forward, Center

2
131 45
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Omri Casspi Small forward

3
105 36
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Dolph Schayes Power forward, Center

4
72 28
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Jordan Farmar Point guard, Shooting guard

5
55 18
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Rudy LaRusso Center

6
60 23
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Larry Brown Point guard

7
50 19
Ernie Grunfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Ernie Grunfeld Shooting guard, Small forward

8
35 13
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Danny Schayes Center, Forward-center

9
24 7
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

10
37 19
Max Zaslofsky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Max Zaslofsky Shooting guard

11
28 13
Gal Mekel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

12
22 8
Nat Holman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

13
31 16
Red Holzman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Red Holzman Point guard

14
28 15
Irv Bemoras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Irv Bemoras Point guard

The Top NBA Players Of All Time

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20 8
Doug Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

16
18 8
Neal Walk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Neal Walk Center

17
23 13
Hank Finkel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Hank Finkel Center

18
20 11
Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

19
14 6
Barney Sedran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

20
16 9
Ossie Schectman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

21
17 10
Ralph Kaplowitz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Ralph Kaplowitz Shooting guard

22
14 9
Joel Kramer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

23
12 7
Barry Kramer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

24
13 11
Louis Klotz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Louis Klotz