Featuring Hall of Fame greats, superstars, and active players, this list of basketball players who were born in Indiana includes Larry Bird, Gordon Hayward, Zack Randolph, and Shawn Kemp .
How many NBA players were born in Indiana?
|10||Kent Benson||New Castle|
|11||Larry Bird*||West Baden|
Who is the best basketball player from Indiana?
Greatest basketball players in Indiana history
- Oscar Robertson. Indiana ties: Grew up in Indianapolis, graduated from Crispus Attucks High. …
- John Wooden. Indiana ties: Grew up in Martinsville, played at Purdue. …
- Larry Bird. …
- Bob Knight. …
- Glenn Robinson. …
- Steve Alford. …
- Scott May. …
- Calbert Cheaney.
Where are most NBA players born?
Where are NBA players born?
|NBA PLAYERS *||NBA PLAYERS PER MILLION PEOPLE|
|3. New York||21||1.06|
What famous NBA player went to Indiana State?
Former Indiana State Players Who Played In The NBA
Is basketball from Indiana?
He later wrote that while it was invented in Massachusetts, “basketball really had its origin in Indiana, which remains the center of the sport.” Hoosiers have a traditional love for basketball similar to that of Southerners or Ohioans for football, New Yorkers and New Englanders for baseball, Pennsylvanians and Iowans …
What city produces the best NBA players?
Ranking top locations for producing NBA talent since 2000, from Kevin Durant’s hometown to Los Angeles
- Indianapolis, Indiana.
- New York City. …
- Atlanta, Georgia. …
- Akron/Canton/Columbus, Ohio. …
- Flint/Saginaw, Michigan. …
- Greater Toronto Area, Ontario. …
- St. Louis, Missouri. …
- Portland, Oregon. Top five homegrown players: …
Which states have most NBA players?
US States With Most NBA Players Per One Million Residents
The list goes by NBA players based on a ratio relative to the state’s population. If actually considering the sheer amount of players, the top five states would be as follow: California, Texas, New York, Indiana, and Illinois.
Which colleges have most NBA players?
Colleges with the most players on 2020-21 NBA rosters