Basketball Players From New York

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 1 
Michael Jordan
( The Greatest Basketball Player of All Time)
Michael Jordan
84
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius

A superstar, a legend and the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan is all this and much more. Very few athletes can match up with his level of popularity and impact. And if that is not enough, he is also the richest former professional athlete in the world.

 2 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players of All Time)
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
24
Birthdate: April 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries

Retired basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a legendary NBA champion and its all-time leading scorer. Known for his trademark skyhook shot, he achieved remarkable feats during his career. Later, he pursued a successful writing and acting career and was even selected U.S. global cultural ambassador. The NBA star is also the proud recipient of the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 3 
Carmelo Anthony
(American Basketball Player and One of the Greatest Scorers in NBA History)
Carmelo Anthony
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Birthdate: May 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini

A star basketball player currently with Los Angeles Lakers, Carmelo Anthony was first drafted by Denver Nuggets and played eight seasons with them. Amongst the most prolific scorers in the NBA history, he played another seven season with New York Knicks. At the Olympics, Anthony was part of the teams that won  a bronze medal in 2004 and a goldmedal in 2008, 2012, and 2016.

 4 
Julius Erving
(Basketball player)
Julius Erving
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Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 5 
Sue Bird
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players in WNBA History)
Sue Bird
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Birthdate: October 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Sue Bird has won four WNBA championships with the Seattle Storm, four Olympic gold medals, two NCAA Championships with UConn, and four FIBA World Cups, thus becoming one of 11 women to win all four honors. Sue was voted one of the Top 15 Players of All Time by WNBA.
 6 
Pat Riley
(American Professional Basketball Executive, Former Coach, and Former Player)
Pat Riley
6
Birthdate: March 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces

Pat Riley is a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Currently, he is a professional basketball executive and has been the team president of the Miami Heat since 1995. He is considered one of the greatest NBA coaches of all time and is a recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 7 
Breanna Stewart
(Basketball player)
Breanna Stewart
4
Birthdate: August 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Donovan Mitchell
(Basketball player)
Donovan Mitchell
4
Birthdate: September 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Greg Oden
(Basketball player)
Greg Oden
10
Birthdate: January 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 10 
Kenny Smith
(Basketball Players)
Kenny Smith
4
Birthdate: March 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Kemba Walker
(Basketball player)
Kemba Walker
12
Birthdate: May 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Stephon Marbury
(Basketball player)
Stephon Marbury
4
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Bernard King
(Basketball player)
Bernard King
3
Birthdate: December 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 14 
Lamar Odom
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward / Small Forward)
Lamar Odom
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Birthdate: November 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Lamar Odom is an American basketball player who helped Los Angeles Lakers win two NBA championships. He also played an important role in helping the US national team win a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Lamar Odom is also a music enthusiast and owns a film and music production company called Rich Soil Entertainment

 15 
Lenny Wilkens
(Basketball coach)
Lenny Wilkens
3
Birthdate: October 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Joakim Noah
(Former Professional Basketball Player)
Joakim Noah
13
Birthdate: February 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces

Joakim Noah is a French-American basketball player. A two-time NBA All-Star, Noah has played for popular teams like the Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, and Memphis Grizzlies. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Joakim Noah is credited with founding the Noah's Arc Foundation, which aims at helping children through arts and sports.

 17 
Chris Mullin
(American Former Professional Basketball Player, Executive and Coach)
Chris Mullin
3
Birthdate: July 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 18 
Jim Valvano
(Basketball player)
Jim Valvano
4
Birthdate: March 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 28, 1993
 19 
Andre Drummond
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays at the Center Position)
Andre Drummond
5
Birthdate: August 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo

Basketball player Andre Drummond currently plays for the NBA team Cleveland Cavaliers. He has competed for the Detroit Pistons earlier. He is a two-time NBA All-Star and a four-time NBA rebounding leader. He was also part of the gold-medal-winning U.S. team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

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Larry Brown
(Basketball coach)
Larry Brown
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
John Salley
(Basketball player)
John Salley
8
Birthdate: May 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 22 
Billy Donovan
(Basketball player - Point guard, Basketball coach)
Billy Donovan
3
Birthdate: May 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Red Auerbach
(Basketball coach)
Red Auerbach
4
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: October 28, 2006
 24 
Obi Toppin
(Basketball player)
Obi Toppin
3
Birthdate: March 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 25 
Nate Archibald
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Nate Archibald
1
Birthdate: September 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 26 
Jim Boeheim
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Jim Boeheim
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 27 
Roy Hibbert
(Jamaican-American Former Professional Basketball Player)
Roy Hibbert
3
Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Roy Hibbert is a Jamaican-American retired basketball player best known for his achievements in the NBA. A two-time NBA All-Star, Hibbert has played for popular teams like Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets. In the 2013-14 NBA season, Roy Hibbert was the runner-up for the prestigious NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.

 28 
Dolph Schayes
(Basketball player Power Forward, coach)
Dolph Schayes
3
Birthdate: May 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 10, 2015
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 29 
Brent Barry
(Basketball player)
Brent Barry
3
Birthdate: December 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 30 
Rick Carlisle
(Basketball coach)
Rick Carlisle
3
Birthdate: October 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 31 
Metta World Peace
(Basketball player - Small forward, Actor)
Metta World Peace
6
Birthdate: November 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 32 
Jimmer Fredette
(Basketball player)
Jimmer Fredette
4
Birthdate: February 25, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 33 
Lance Stephenson
(Basketball Player)
Lance Stephenson
2
Birthdate: September 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 34 
Elton Brand
(Basketball Player)
Elton Brand
4
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 35 
Christian Laettner
(Basketball Player)
Christian Laettner
4
Birthdate: August 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 36 
Tobias Harris
(Basketball player)
Tobias Harris
2
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 37 
Bob Cousy
(American Former Professional Basketball Player)
Bob Cousy
0
Birthdate: August 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 38 
Kevin Huerter
(Basketball Player)
Kevin Huerter
3
Birthdate: August 27, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 39 
Channing Frye
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
Channing Frye
4
Birthdate: May 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 40 
Billy Cunningham
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Billy Cunningham
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 41 
Jose Alvarado
(Basketball player)
Jose Alvarado
2
Birthdate: April 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Danny Green
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
Danny Green
2
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 43 
Terance Mann
(Basketball player)
Terance Mann
2
Birthdate: October 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 44 
Sebastian Telfair
(Basketball player)
Sebastian Telfair
3
Birthdate: June 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
John Beilein
(Coach)
John Beilein
3
Birthdate: February 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 46 
Jonathan Isaac
(Basketball player)
Jonathan Isaac
2
Birthdate: October 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 47 
Mark Jackson
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Mark Jackson
2
Birthdate: April 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 48 
Kenny Anderson
(Basketball player)
Kenny Anderson
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Tina Charles
(Basketball player)
Tina Charles
5
Birthdate: December 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Jonny Flynn
(Basketball player)
Jonny Flynn
1
Birthdate: February 6, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)