Basketball Players From Kansas

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Kansas has produced a number of Basketball Players who have made it big. These include Dean Smith, Fran Belibi, Ron Wyden, Willie Cauley-Stein, Earl Watson and others.
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Dean Smith
(Basketball Coach)
Dean Smith
4
Birthdate: February 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 7, 2015
 2 
Earl Watson
(Former American Basketball Player and Coach Who Played as a Point Guard )
Earl Watson
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini

As a basketball player, Earl Watson had a successful stint with teams such as the Seattle SuperSonics and Utah Jazz. Owing to his mother’s Mexican roots, he qualified to play for the Mexican national team but chose NBA instead. Now a coach, he is associated with the Canadian team Toronto Raptors.

 3 
Ron Wyden
(Politician)
Ron Wyden
4
Birthdate: May 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
 4 
Willie Cauley-Stein
(Basketball player)
Willie Cauley-Stein
2
Birthdate: August 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
 5 
Bill Koch
(Entrepreneur)
Bill Koch
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
 6 
Ron Baker
(Basketball player, Writer)
Ron Baker
1
Birthdate: March 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
 7 
Lon Kruger
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Lon Kruger
2
Birthdate: August 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
 8 
Adolph Rupp
(One of the Most Successful Basketball Coaches of the US)
Adolph Rupp
4
Birthdate: September 2, 1901
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 10, 1977

Renowned American college basketball coach Adolph Rupp was associated with the University of Kentucky and, by the time of his retirement, was the most successful coach of his time. He also coached the American basketball team that won a gold medal at the 1948 Olympic games.

 9 
Mark Turgeon
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Mark Turgeon
2
Birthdate: February 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 10 
Semi Ojeleye
(Basketball player)
Semi Ojeleye
1
Birthdate: December 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 11 
Perry Ellis
(Basketball player)
Perry Ellis
1
Birthdate: September 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
 12 
Lionel Hollins
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Lionel Hollins
2
Birthdate: October 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
 13 
Eddie Sutton
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Eddie Sutton
2
Birthdate: March 12, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 23, 2020
 14 
Larry Drew
(Basketball Player, Basketball Coach)
Larry Drew
2
Birthdate: April 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
 15 
Dean Wade
(Basketball player)
Dean Wade
1
Birthdate: November 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 16 
Adrian Griffin
(Basketball player)
Adrian Griffin
1
Birthdate: July 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
 17 
Gene Keady
(American basketball coach, American football player)
Gene Keady
1
Birthdate: May 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
 18 
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
(Basketball Player)
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
1
Birthdate: November 3, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 19 
Alvan Adams
(Basketball player)
Alvan Adams
2
Birthdate: July 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
 20 
Billy Kilmer
(American Football Player)
Billy Kilmer
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
 21 
Mark Fox
(Basketball Coach)
Mark Fox
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 22 
Bill Guthridge
(Basketball coach)
Bill Guthridge
2
Birthdate: July 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 12, 2015
 23 
Ruth Riley
(Basketball player)
Ruth Riley
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Lucius Allen
(Basketball player)
Lucius Allen
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
 25 
Lynette Woodard
(Basketball player - Guard)
Lynette Woodard
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
 26 
Pat Baldwin
(Basketball Coach)
Pat Baldwin
1
Birthdate: August 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
 27 
John Roberson
(Basketball player)
John Roberson
1
Birthdate: October 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
 28 
Fran Belibi
(Basketball player)
Fran Belibi
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Birthdate: July 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
 29 
Clayton Custer
(Basketball Player)
Clayton Custer
0
Birthdate: June 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
 30 
Ralph Miller
(Basketball Coach)
Ralph Miller
1
Birthdate: March 9, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 15, 2001
 31 
Shavon Shields
(Basketball player)
Shavon Shields
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini