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 1 
Kawhi Leonard
(American Professional Basketball Player and 5-Time NBA All-Star Winner)
Kawhi Leonard
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Birthdate: June 29, 1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A four-time All-Star and six-time All-Defensive Team member, Kawhi Leonard has helped two teams win NBA championships while earning the Finals Most Valuable Player award on both THE occasions. In 2015 and 2016, he was named Defensive Player of the Year. Nicknamed the Claw for his amazing ball-hawking skills, Leonard is known for his quiet demeanor off-court.

 2 
Damian Lillard
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard)
Damian Lillard
16
Birthdate: July 15, 1990
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

Stunning his fans with his precise shooting abilities, 33 points per game average and five NBA All-Star selections, Damian Lillard has only kept rising in his career as a professional basketball player. In addition to playing for Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA, Lillard is devoted to music and has been creating life-inspired songs under his rap persona, Dame D.O.L.L.A.

 3 
Pau Gasol
(One of the Greatest Basketball Power Forwards of All Time)
Pau Gasol
12
Birthdate: July 6, 1980
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Four-time All-Star NBA power-forward/center Pau Gasol left medical school to join FC Barcelona. He won two NBA championships with the LA Lakers. The Spanish footballer and the 2002 NBA Rookie of the Year is an all-time EuroBasket top-scorer, reads historical novels, is a polyglot, and loves concerts and operas. 
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 4 
Ray Allen
(Basketball player)
Ray Allen
17
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 5 
Pete Maravich
(American Professional Basketball Player and One of the Best Ball Handlers of All Time)
Pete Maravich
8
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Birthplace: Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 5, 1988
Pete Maravich, or Pistol Pete, played for three NBA teams till injuries ended his career. He initially played under his father, head coach Press Maravich, for the LSU Tigers. He also became the NCAA Division I top scorer of all time, with 3,667 points and 44.2 points per game.
 6 
Penny Hardaway
(American College Basketball Coach and Former Professional Player)
Penny Hardaway
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Birthdate: July 18, 1971
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Penny Hardaway is a college basketball coach who is currently serving as the head coach for the Memphis Tigers men's basketball team. A former player, Hardaway played for teams like Miami Heat and New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association where he was a two-time All-NBA First Team member and a four-time NBA All-Star. 

 7 
Dikembe Mutombo
(Basketball player)
Dikembe Mutombo
18
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 8 
Clyde Drexler
(Basketball player)
Clyde Drexler
9
Birthdate: June 22, 1962
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 9 
Ralph Sampson
(Basketball Player)
Ralph Sampson
5
Birthdate: July 7, 1960
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 10 
Lisa Leslie
(Basketball player)
Lisa Leslie
8
Birthdate: July 7, 1972
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 11 
Zion Williamson
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward)
Zion Williamson
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Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, United States

Zion Williamson is an American basketball player who plays in the power forward position for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. Also a humanitarian, Zion Williamson promised to pay for the salaries of the Smoothie King Center employees for 30 days as the 2019–20 NBA season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 12 
Ben Simmons
(Australian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the Point Guard Position)
Ben Simmons
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Birthdate: July 20, 1996
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Ben Simmons, son of Australian basketball player Dave Simmons, initially played for LSU and was then drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers. Ben was named the 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year and the NBA All-Star in 2019 and 2020. He has also played for the Australian national team.
 13 
Dell Curry
(American Former Professional Basketball Player and Father of NBA Players Stephen & Seth Curry)
Dell Curry
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Birthdate: June 25, 1964
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Former basketball player Dell Curry, father of NBA players Stephen and Seth Curry, is mostly known for his 10-year stint with the NBA team Charlotte Hornets and became their all-time leader in points and three-point field goals. Curry is now a color commentator for the Hornets’ broadcasts. 
 14 
Steven Adams
(New Zealand Professional Basketball Player Who Plays in the Center Position)
Steven Adams
5
Birthdate: July 20, 1993
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand

Steven Adams is a New Zealand basketball player who is currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Renowned for his humility and down to earth personality, Steven Adams is much loved and respected in the United States. 

 15 
Iman Shumpert
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the ‘Shooting Guard' Position)
Iman Shumpert
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Birthdate: June 26, 1990
Birthplace: Berwyn, Illinois, United States

Iman Shumpert is an American basketball player who has played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for popular teams like New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Sacramento Kings, and the Houston Rockets. While representing the Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert helped his team win NBA championship in 2016.

 16 
DeAndre Jordan
(Basketball player)
DeAndre Jordan
5
Birthdate: July 21, 1988
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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 17 
Patrick Beverley
(Basketball Player)
Patrick Beverley
5
Birthdate: July 18, 1988
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Willis Reed
(Basketball Player)
Willis Reed
3
Birthdate: June 25, 1942
Birthplace: Bernice, Louisiana
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 19 
Sam Jones
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Sam Jones
1
Birthdate: June 24, 1933
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 20 
Deron Williams
(Basketball player)
Deron Williams
4
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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 21 
Rudy Gobert
(Basketball player)
Rudy Gobert
15
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 22 
Trevor Ariza
(Basketball Player)
Trevor Ariza
4
Birthdate: June 30, 1985
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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 23 
Bradley Beal
(Basketball player)
Bradley Beal
5
Birthdate: June 28, 1993
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
JJ Redick
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
JJ Redick
2
Birthdate: June 24, 1984
Birthplace: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 25 
Horace Grant
(Basketball Players)
Horace Grant
4
Birthdate: July 4, 1965
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, USA
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 26 
Michael Porter Jr.
(Basketball player)
Michael Porter Jr.
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1998
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 27 
Tamika Catchings
(Basketball player)
Tamika Catchings
5
Birthdate: July 21, 1979
Birthplace: Stratford, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Joe Johnson
(Basketball player)
Joe Johnson
2
Birthdate: June 29, 1981
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 29 
Zach Randolph
(Basketball player)
Zach Randolph
3
Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 30 
Bam Adebayo
(Basketball player)
Bam Adebayo
2
Birthdate: July 18, 1997
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 31 
Spud Webb
(Basketball Player)
Spud Webb
3
Birthdate: July 13, 1963
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Robert Bobroczky
(Romanian Basketball Player Known for His Striking 7'7" Frame)
Robert Bobroczky
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Birthdate: July 17, 2000
Birthplace: Arad, Romania

Born to athlete parents, Hungarian-origin Romanian basketball player Robert Bobroczky became famous for his towering 7’7” frame. His abnormal height was apparently found to be a result of genetics and not any disorder. He represented the Italian club Stella Azzurra and later moved to the US to join the SPIRE Institute and Academy.

 33 
Adam Morrison
(Basketball Player)
Adam Morrison
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1984
Birthplace: Glendive, Montana, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 34 
Jae Crowder
(Basketball player)
Jae Crowder
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1990
Birthplace: Villa Rica, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 35 
Thanasis Antetokounmpo
(Greek Professional Basketball Player Who Plays the Small Forward)
Thanasis Antetokounmpo
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Birthdate: July 18, 1992
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Greek basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo, older brother of NBA player Giannis Antetokounmpo, plays for the NBA team Milwaukee Bucks. Known as “The Greek Streak” and “The Elevator,” he was chosen to play for the Nigerian team at the 2016 Rio Olympics, but he chose to play for Greece instead.
 36 
Nneka Ogwumike
(Basketball player)
Nneka Ogwumike
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Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Birthplace: Tomball, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Chris Andersen
(Basketball player)
Chris Andersen
4
Birthdate: July 7, 1978
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 38 
Desmond Bane
(Basketball Player)
Desmond Bane
2
Birthdate: June 25, 1998
Birthplace: Richmond, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 39 
David Thompson
(American Former Professional Basketball Player)
David Thompson
5
Birthdate: July 13, 1954
Birthplace: Shelby, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 40 
Tobias Harris
(Basketball player)
Tobias Harris
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Birthplace: Islip, New York, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 41 
LaMarcus Aldridge
(Basketball player)
LaMarcus Aldridge
4
Birthdate: July 19, 1985
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 42 
J. J. Barea
(Former Puerto Rican Basketball Player Who Played as a Point Guard )
J. J. Barea
3
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Chuck Daly
(Basketball coach)
Chuck Daly
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1930
Birthplace: Saint Marys, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 9, 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 44 
Tubby Smith
(Basketball coach)
Tubby Smith
3
Birthdate: June 30, 1951
Birthplace: Scotland, Maryland, USA
 45 
Derrick White
(Basketball player)
Derrick White
1
Birthdate: July 2, 1994
Birthplace: Parker, Colorado, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Danny Green
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
Danny Green
2
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Birthplace: North Babylon, New York, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 47 
Clark Kellogg
(Former Basketball player who is the lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports)
Clark Kellogg
3
Birthdate: July 2, 1961
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 48 
Bobby Hurley
(Basketball coach, Basketball player,)
Bobby Hurley
3
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Chuck Taylor
(Basketball player)
Chuck Taylor
1
Birthdate: June 24, 1901
Birthplace: Brown County, Indiana, United States
Died: June 23, 1969
 50 
Luke Kennard
(Basketball Player)
Luke Kennard
2
Birthdate: June 24, 1996
Birthplace: Middletown, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)