Basketball Players From New Jersey

New Jersey has produced a number of Basketball Players who have made it big. These include Shaquille O’ Neal, Dennis Rodman, J. R. Smith, Dennis Johnson, Tom Heinsohn 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 Shaquille O’ Neal

Shaquille O’ Neal
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Famous As: Former Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces

Shaquille O'Neal is an American former basketball player who currently works as a sports analyst. Considered one of the greatest basketballers ever, O'Neal was also one of the heaviest and tallest players of all time. One of the most important players in the history of LA Lakers, O'Neal helped the team win three consecutive NBA championships between 2000 and 2002.

 2 Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: May 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus

Former professional basketball player, Dennis Rodman came to prominence in the 1980s as a power forward known for his defensive and rebounding abilities. Hailed as "arguably the best rebounding forward in NBA history," he earned NBA All-Defensive First Team honors seven times. He has a media presence as well and has appeared in many TV shows.

 3 Rick Barry

Rick Barry
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries

 4 Karl-Anthony Towns

Karl-Anthony Towns
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 5 J. R. Smith

J. R. Smith
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Shooting guard J. R. Smith was initially drafted by the New Orleans Hornets and later played with the Denver Nuggets and the New York Knicks, too. He won one NBA Championship each with the Cavaliers and the LA Lakers. He has also been part of controversies related to reckless driving.

 6 Jay Williams

Jay Williams
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo

 7 Bam Adebayo

Bam Adebayo
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
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 8 Te'a Cooper

Te'a Cooper
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries

 9 Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 10 Bobby Hurley

Bobby Hurley
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Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player,
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 11 David West

David West
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo

 12 Andrew Bynum

Andrew Bynum
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 13 Dennis Johnson

Dennis Johnson
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 22, 2007

 14 Jalen Brunson

Jalen Brunson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo

 15 Jaren Jackson Jr.

Jaren Jackson Jr.
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo

 16 Tom Heinsohn

Tom Heinsohn
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Tom Heinsohn is remembered for his 6-decade-long association with the NBA team Boston Celtics, first as a forward/center player, and then as a coach and a broadcaster. He was instrumental in forming the NBA Players Association. Heinsohn was part of the 17 NBA Championship wins of the Celtics.

 17 Mike Bibby

Mike Bibby
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus

 18 Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer

 19 Rakeem Christmas

Rakeem Christmas
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 20 Al Harrington

Al Harrington
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 21 Dajuan Wagner

Dajuan Wagner
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 4, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 22 Lenny Cooke

Lenny Cooke
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus

 23 Dan Hurley

Dan Hurley
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Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: January 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 24 Paul Tagliabue

Paul Tagliabue
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was initially a lawyer who had worked with Covington & Burling. He is also part of the board of directors of Georgetown University and the Latin American retailer Netshoes. Apart from investing in business and higher education, he also participates in global public policy discussions.

 25 Sharife Cooper

Sharife Cooper
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 11, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini

 26 Gary Garland

Gary Garland
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra

 27 Dahntay Jones

Dahntay Jones
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 28 Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer

 29 Ron Harper Jr.

Ron Harper Jr.
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries

 30 MarShon Brooks

MarShon Brooks
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 26, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 31 Randy Foye

Randy Foye
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra

 32 Markus Howard

Markus Howard
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces

 33 Isaiah Briscoe

Isaiah Briscoe
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries

 34 Bill Raftery

Bill Raftery
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Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: April 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries

 35 Nikos Galis

Nikos Galis
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 23, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo

 36 Rollie Massimino

Rollie Massimino
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Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 30, 2017

 37 Myles Powell

Myles Powell
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer

 38 Wade Baldwin IV

Wade Baldwin IV
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries

 39 Naz Reid

Naz Reid
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 26, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo

 40 Malachi Richardson

Malachi Richardson
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 41 Nick Piantanida

Nick Piantanida
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Famous As: Basketball player, Skydiver
Birthdate: August 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 29, 1966

 42 Gerald Henderson Jr.

Gerald Henderson Jr.
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces

 44 Al Attles

Al Attles
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Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach
Birthdate: November 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 45 Anne Donovan

Anne Donovan
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: November 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 13, 2018

 46 Earl Clark

Earl Clark
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 47 Chris Copeland

Chris Copeland
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces

 48 Kelly Tripucka

Kelly Tripucka
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: February 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 49 Gary Williams

Gary Williams
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Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: March 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces

 50 Kyle Hines

Kyle Hines
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo