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The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time 

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Updated November 21, 2019 2.8k votes 814 voters 23.7k views 25 items

List Rules Vote up the top Jewish players in NBA history

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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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Power forward and Center from Lake Wales
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Omri Casspi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Small forward from Holon
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Dolph Schayes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Power forward and Center from New York City
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Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center from New York City
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Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Los Angeles
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Larry Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard from New York City
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Ernie Grunfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Satu Mare
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Danny Schayes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center and Forward-center from Syracuse
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Max Zaslofsky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Max Zaslofsky Shooting guard from New York City
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Red Holzman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard from New York City
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Art Heyman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Gal Mekel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Nat Holman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Neal Walk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center from Cleveland
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Irv Bemoras is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Point guard from Chicago
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Doug Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Louis Klotz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Louis Klotz
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Barry Kramer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Ossie Schectman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Hank Finkel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Center from Union City
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Ralph Kaplowitz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Shooting guard from New York City
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Marty Friedman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Barney Sedran is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
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Joel Kramer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
Joel Kramer
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Bob Kauffman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish NBA Players Of All Time
atombomb31458 added Power forward and Center from New York City