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!
list ordered by

1
199 48
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Power forward, Center

2
119 40
Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Power forward, Center

3
141 55
Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Small forward

4
63 21
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center

5
75 35
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

6
55 21
Ernie Grunfeld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

7
63 27
Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard

8
43 15
Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center, Forward-center

9
30 10
Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

10
43 21
Max Zaslofsky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Shooting guard

11
36 17
Red Holzman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard

12
33 16
Gal Mekel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

13
31 17
Irv Bemoras is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard

14
24 11
Doug Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

15
24 12
Nat Holman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

16
21 10
Ossie Schectman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

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

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

19
16 8
Barney Sedran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

20
24 16
Hank Finkel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center

21
21 14
Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

22
14 8
Barry Kramer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time

23
17 11
Louis Klotz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Louis Klotz

24
16 11
Joel Kramer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time