Basketball Players From Michigan

Michigan has produced a number of Basketball Players who have made it big. These include Magic Johnson, Devin Booker, Draymond Green, Tom Izzo, Don Nelson and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Magic Johnson
(The Greatest Point Guard of All Time)

Magic Johnson
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Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo

Magic Johnson, the now retired American basketball player was one of the most powerful players of the 1980s and led NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers to five championships during his thirteen years career. His real name is Earvin Johnson and he earned his nickname Magic during his high school days. He retired after testing positive for HIV and currently heads Magic Johnson Enterprises.

 2 
George Gervin
(Basketball Player)

George Gervin
3
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

 3 
Draymond Green
(Basketball Player)

Draymond Green
8
Birthdate: March 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces

Professional basketball player Draymond Green currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays primarily at the power forward position. A three-time NBA champion and a three-time NBA All-Star, he won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2017. He identifies himself as a Christian and follows a modest lifestyle.

 4 
Devin Booker
(Basketball player)

Devin Booker
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Birthdate: October 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Devin Armani Booker is a star basketball player of the NBA team Phoenix Suns. His achievements include playing in the McDonald's All-American Game, representing the University of Kentucky, and becoming the youngest NBA player to score 50 points in consecutive games. In 2020, Devin made it to the NBA All-Star.

 5 
Jalen Rose
(Basketball player)

Jalen Rose
6
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 6 
Kyle Kuzma
(Basketball Player)

Kyle Kuzma
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Birthdate: July 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Kyle Kuzma began his career with the Utah Utes and was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team. He was later drafted by the Brooklyn Nets but traded to the LA Lakers. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, and in 2020, he scored his first NBA championship win.

 7 
Chris Webber
(Basketball player Power Forward, Businessperson)

Chris Webber
4
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
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 8 
JaVale McGee
(Basketball player)

JaVale McGee
10
Birthdate: January 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 9 
Tom Izzo
(Coach)

Tom Izzo
3
Birthdate: January 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 10 
Rudy Tomjanovich
(Basketball Player)

Rudy Tomjanovich
3
Birthdate: November 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 11 
Emoni Bates
(Basketball player)

Emoni Bates
2
Birthdate: January 28, 2004
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 12 
Miles Bridges
(Basketball player)

Miles Bridges
2
Birthdate: March 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries

 13 
Shane Battier
(Basketball player)

Shane Battier
4
Birthdate: September 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

 14 
Kenyon Martin
(Basketball Player)

Kenyon Martin
3
Birthdate: December 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 15 
Jason Richardson
(Basketball player)

Jason Richardson
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 16 
B. J. Armstrong
(Basketball player)

B. J. Armstrong
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo

 17 
Tyler Ulis
(Basketball player)

Tyler Ulis
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 18 
Don Nelson
(Basketball Player)

Don Nelson
3
Birthdate: May 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus

 19 
Jordan Crawford
(Basketball player)

Jordan Crawford
3
Birthdate: October 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra

 20 
Dan Majerle
(Basketball player, Actor)

Dan Majerle
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo

 21 
Avery Brundage
(Sports Administrator)

Avery Brundage
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 8, 1975

Avery Brundage was an American track and field athlete who took part in the 1912 Summer Olympics, competing in the decathlon and pentathlon events. He went on to become an influential figure in the Olympic movement and served as the president of the IOC for two decades. Avery Brundage is remembered for his involvement with Berlin 1936 and Munich 1972. 

 22 
Bryn Forbes
(Basketball player)

Bryn Forbes
2
Birthdate: July 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo

 23 
Kay Felder
(Basketball Player)

Kay Felder
1
Birthdate: March 29, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries

 24 
Dave DeBusschere
(Basketball player)

Dave DeBusschere
3
Birthdate: October 16, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 14, 2003

 25 
Pamela McGee
(Basketball player)

Pamela McGee
5
Birthdate: December 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 26 
Brian Bowen
(Basketball Player)

Brian Bowen
1
Birthdate: October 2, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra

 27 
Bobby Joe Hill
(Basketball Player)

Bobby Joe Hill
1
Birthdate: June 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 8, 2002

 28 
Steve Smith
(Basketball player, Journalist)

Steve Smith
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries

 29 
Chris Kaman
(Basketball player)

Chris Kaman
3
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

 30 
James Young
(Basketball player)

James Young
1
Birthdate: August 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo

 31 
Denzel Valentine
(Basketball player)

Denzel Valentine
3
Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 32 
Wilson Chandler
(Basketball player)

Wilson Chandler
1
Birthdate: May 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus

 33 
Cassius Winston
(Basketball player)

Cassius Winston
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces

 34 
Kysre Gondrezick
(Basketball player)

Kysre Gondrezick
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo

 35 
Jeff Hephner
(Actor, Basketball player)

Jeff Hephner
1
Birthdate: June 22, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

 36 
Robert Traylor
(Basketball player)

Robert Traylor
1
Birthdate: February 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 11, 2011

 37 
Jim Boylen
(Basketball Coach)

Jim Boylen
1
Birthdate: April 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries

 38 
Monté Morris
(Basketball Player)

Monté Morris
1
Birthdate: June 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer

 39 
Mateen Cleaves
(Basketball player)

Mateen Cleaves
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo

 40 
Xavier Tillman
(Basketball player)

Xavier Tillman
1
Birthdate: January 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 41 
Willie Green
(Basketball player)

Willie Green
0
Birthdate: July 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

 42 
Deyonta Davis
(Basketball player)

Deyonta Davis
1
Birthdate: December 2, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 
Keith Appling
(Basketball player)

Keith Appling
2
Birthdate: February 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 44 
Morris Peterson
(Basketball Player)

Morris Peterson
1
Birthdate: August 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo

 45 
Ralph Simpson
(Basketball player)

Ralph Simpson
1
Birthdate: August 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo

 46 
P. J. Brown
(Basketball player)

P. J. Brown
1
Birthdate: October 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra

 47 
LaVall Jordan
(Basketball coach)

LaVall Jordan
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries

 48 
Mel Daniels
(Basketball Player)

Mel Daniels
6
Birthdate: July 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 30, 2015

 49 
Darvin Ham
(Basketball player)

Darvin Ham
1
Birthdate: July 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo

 50 
Chris Douglas-Roberts
(Basketball player)

Chris Douglas-Roberts
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn