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How many NBA players are from New York?

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06/17/2010

As of 2010, 283 players in the history of the NBA were born in New York (state). Some pretty successful players you may know, are:

  • Michael Jordan (Brooklyn)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Manhattan)
  • Carmelo Anthony (Manhattan)
  • Julius 'Dr J.' Erving (Roosevelt)
  • Bernard King (Brooklyn)
  • Billy Cunningham (Brooklyn)
  • Charlie Scott (Manhattan)
  • Elton Brand (Cortland)
  • Bob Lanier (Buffalo)
  • Stephon Marbury (Brooklyn)
  • Jamal Mashburn (Manhattan)
  • Nate 'Tiny' Archibald (Manhattan)
  • Bob Cousy (Manhattan)
  • Dolph Schayes (Manhattan)
  • Connie Hawkins (Brooklyn)
  • Lenny Wilkens (Brooklyn)
  • Ron Artest (Queensbridge)
  • Lamar Odom (Jamaica)
  • Tom Gugliota (Huntington Station)
  • Kenny Smith (Queens)
  • Kenny Anderson (Queens)
  • Christian Laettner (Angola)
  • Chris Mullin (Manhattan)
  • Vinnie Johnson (Brooklyn)
  • Sam Perkins (Brooklyn)
  • Max Zaslofsky (Brooklyn)
  • Rod Strickland (Bronx)
  • Clifford Robinson (Buffalo)