You asked: How many Indiana basketball players are in the NBA?

The Indiana Hoosiers men’s basketball team, representing the Indiana University, has had 77 players drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA) since the league began holding drafts in 1947.

What NBA players went to Indiana?

Former Indiana Players Currently In The NBA

Player Pos Draft Yr
Eric Gordon G 2008
Romeo Langford SG 2019
Victor Oladipo G 2013
Cody Zeller F 2013

What are some famous Hoosiers?

Whatever the origin, Indiana is proud of these famous Hoosiers:

  • Johnny Appleseed. Fort Wayne. 1774-1845. …
  • Joshua Bell. Bloomington. 1967- …
  • Larry Bird. West Baden Springs. 1956- …
  • Hoagy Carmichael. Bloomington. 1899-1981. …
  • Oscar Charleston. Indianapolis. 1896-1954. …
  • Jim Davis. Marion. 1945- …
  • James Dean. Marion. 1931-1955. …
  • Eugene V. Debs.

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 is the biggest basketball state?

The largest states (Texas, California and Florida) are bound to be on the list, but where else? To find out, I went through ESPN.com’s Top 100 lists from 2010 through 2014 and found the 10 states which produce the most Top 100 players.

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