List of cities producing the most NBA players

The following is a list of American cities producing the most NBA players as determined by high school attendance:
New York City, NY (170 players)
* Zaid Abdul-Aziz
* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
* Don Ackerman
* Stacey Arceneaux
* Tiny Archibald
* Ron Artest
* Johnny Bach
* Andre Barrett
* Ed Bartels
* Ron Behagen
* Walter Berry
* Lionel Billingy
* Rolando Blackman
* Bill Bolger
* Dennis Boyd
* Harry Boykoff
* Steve Bracey
* Pete Brennan
* Dave Britton
* Ernest Brown
* Roger Brown
* George Bruns
* Walt Budko
* Steve Burtt
* Tommy Byrnes
* Ken Charles
* Lorenzo Charles
* Ed Conlin
* Chuck Connors
* Ray Corley
* Freddie Crawford
* Billy Cunningham
* Lloyd Daniels
* Mel Davis
* Mike Davis
* Red Davis
* Sonny Dove
* Dick Duckett
* Mike Dunleavy, Sr.
* Franklin Edwards
* Mario Elie
* LeRoy Ellis
* Len Elmore
* Bo Erias
* Johnny Ezersky
* Ray Felix
* Warren Fenley
* Al Ferrari
* Jerry Fleishman
* Luis Flores
* World B. Free
* Jack Garfinkel
* Leo Gottlieb
* Calvin Graham
* Stewart Granger
* Luther Green
* Si Green
* Sidney Green
* Richie Guerin
* Happy Hairston
* Jerry Harkness
* Billy Hassett
* Connie Hawkins
* Brian Heaney
* Tom Henderson
* Sonny Hertzberg
* Armond Hill
* Julius Hodge
* Red Holzman
* Geoff Huston
* Greg Jackson
* Mark Jackson
* Tony Jackson
* Cheese Johnson
* Eric Johnson
* George Johnson
* Neil Johnson
* Vinnie Johnson
* Charles Jones
* George Kaftan
* Ralph Kaplowitz
* Tommy Kearns
* Albert King
* Bernard King
* Dan Kraus
* York Larese
* Rudy LaRusso
* Butch Lee
* Andrew Levane
* Barry Liebowitz
* Felipe López
* Kevin Loughery
* Norm Mager
* Lionel Malamed
* Frank Mangiapane
* Stephon Marbury
* Jamal Mashburn
* Brendan McCann
* Alfred McGuire
* Dick McGuire
* Jack McMahon
* Jim McMillian
* Larry McNeill
* Dean Meminger
* Nat Militzok
* Jack Molinas
* John Morton
* Chris Mullin
* Boris Nachamkin
* Ruben Nembhard
* Dave Newmark
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* Dermie O'Connell
* Buddy O'Grady
* Tom Owens
* Smush Parker
* Jerry Paulson
* Jake Pelkington
* Ed Pinckney
* Olden Polynice
* Tony Price
* Cal Ramsey
* Allan Ray
* Billy Reid
* Chick Reiser
* Terrence Rencher
* Norm Richardson
* Marv Roberts
* John Roche
* John Salley
* Tom Sanders
* Kenny Satterfield
* Dolph Schayes
* Ossie Schectman
* Shawnelle Scott
* Carey Scurry
* Malik Sealy
* Ed Searcy
* Phil Sellers
* Nick Shaback
* God Shammgod
* Steve Sheppard
* Walter Simon
* Zeke Sinicola
* Bill Smith
* Ricky Sobers
* Kebu Stewart
* Sam Stith
* Tom Stith
* Chris Taft
* Sid Tanenbaum
* Oliver Taylor
* Sebastian Telfair
* Jamel Thomas
* George Thompson
* Jamaal Tinsley
* Irv Torgoff
* Gary Voce
* Isaac Walthour
* Gerry Ward
* Pearl Washington
* Bobby Wanzer
* Lenny Wilkens
* Kevin Williams
* Tony Windis
* Willie Worsley
* Sam Worthen
* Charlie Yelverton
* Max Zaslofsky
* Zeke Zawoluk
Chicago, IL (101 players)
* Mark Aguirre
* Tony Allen
* Eric Anderson
* J. J. Anderson
* Nick Anderson
* Ron Anderson
* Irv Bemoras
* Cory Blackwell
* Walter Bond
* Andre Brown
* Randy Brown
* Roger Brown
* Tony Brown
* Jim Browne
* Em Bryant
* Joe Buckhalter
* Will Bynum
* Howie Carl
* Maurice Cheeks
* Nathaniel Clifton
* Russell Cross
* Terry Cummings
* Nate Driggers
* Pat Dunn
* Gene Dyker
* Ed Earle
* Bo Ellis
* Ron Feiereisel
* Jake Fendley
* Kevin Garnett
* Kiwane Garris
* Bato Govedarica
* Joe Graboski
* Rickey Green
* Thomas Hamilton
* Julian Hammond
* Tim Hardaway
* Mike Harper
* Hersey Hawkins
* Tom Hawkins
* Luther Head
* Phil Hicks
* Randy Holcomb
* Juwan Howard
* Alfredrick Hughes
* Eddie Hughes
* Byron Irvin
* Eddie Johnson
* Linton Johnson
* Mickey Johnson
* Whitey Kachan
* Wilbert Kautz
* Red Kerr
* Jack Kerris
* Sean Lampley
* Priest Lauderdale
* Ronnie Lester
* Marcus Liberty
* Lonnie Lynn
* Renaldo Major
* LaRue Martin
* Marlon Maxey
* Mel McCants
* Shellie McMillon
* Paul McPherson
* George Mikan
* Nazr Mohammed
* Andre Moore
* Carl Nicks
* Richie Niemiera
* Ken Norman
* Mike Novak
* Wally Osterkorn
* Errol Palmer
* Jannero Pargo
* Sonny Parker
* Stan Patrick
* Kevin Porter
* Marlbert Pradd
* Don Rehfeldt
* Quentin Richardson
* Bill Robinzine
* Derek Rose
* Mickey Rottner
* Cazzie Russell
* Bobby Simmons
* James Singleton
* Leon Smith
* Jack Stephens
* Gene Stump
* Norm Swanson
* Dick Triptow
* Kelvin Upshaw
* Andre Wakefield
* Antoine Walker
* Darrell Walker
* Lloyd Walton
* Ralph Wells
* Donald Whiteside
* Mike Williams
* George Wilson
* Voise Winters
Philadelphia, PA (75 players)
*Mahdi Abdul-Rahman
*Cliff Anderson
*Michael Anderson
*Paul Arizin
*Jimmie Baker
*Gene Banks
*Mike Bantom
*Jerry Baskerville
*Johnny Baum
*Ernie Beck
*Nate Blackwell
*Nelson Bobb
*Tyrone Britt
*Clarence Brookins
*Michael Brooks
*Stan Brown
*Joe Bryant
*Kobe Bryant
*Rasual Butler
*Larry Cannon
*Frank Card
*Wilt Chamberlain
*Mardy Collins
*Dallas Comegys
*Steve Courtin
*Chubby Cox
*Emanual Davis
*Larry Foust
*Mike Gale
*Tom Gola
*Steve Goodrich
*Paul Graham
*Aaron Gray
*Lynn Greer
*Norm Grekin
*Eddie Griffin
*Al Guokas
*Matt Guokas
*Wayne Hightower
*Mo Howard
*Tom Ingelsby
*Marc Jackson
*Ollie Johnson
*Wali Jones
*Pickles Kennedy
*Lari Ketner
*Bo Kimble
*Herm Klotz
*Rich Laurel
*Jason Lawson
*Hal Lear
*Ralph Lewis
*Lewis Lloyd
*Kyle Lowry
*Andre McCarter
*Aaron McKie
*Earl Monroe
*Jackie Moore
*Ronald Murray
*Francis O'Hanlon
*Doug Overton
*Pooh Richardson
*John Richter
*Guy Rodgers
*Malik Rose
*John Salmons
*Ray Scott
*Lionel Simmons
*Steven Smith
*Larry Stewart
*Rasheed Wallace
*Jim Washington
*Trooper Washington
*Alvin Williams
*Randy Woods
Los Angeles, CA (59 players)
* Hassan Adams
* Trevor Ariza
* Ken Austin
* Toby Bailey
* Lewis Brown
* Stanley Brundy
* Joe Caldwell
* Darwin Cook
* Austin Croshere
* Kenny Fields
* Tremaine Fowlkes
* Larry Friend
* Marlon Garnett
* Normie Glick
* Dave Greenwood
* Roy Hamilton
* Alex Hannum
* Rollen Hans
* Art Harris
* Lucious Harris
* Jerome Henderson
* Sean Higgins
* Amir Johnson
* Marques Johnson
* Adonis Jordan
* Jason Kapono
* Edgar Lacy
* Glenn McDonald
* Patrick McFarland
* Bill McGill
* Andre Miller
* Chris Mills
* Louie Nelson
* Mike Niles
* Kevin Ollie
* Jim Owens
* Dwayne Polee
* Gabe Pruitt
* Ron Riley
* Samuel Robinson
* Curtis Rowe
* Woody Sauldsberry
* Paul Scranton
* Jim Seminoff
* Bob Sims
* Craig Smith
* Robert Smith
* Andre Spencer
* Dane Suttle
* Stephen Thompson
* Mark Wade
* Sidney Wicks
* James Wilkes
* Freeman Williams
* John Williams
* Sam Williams
* Scott Williams
* Brad Wright
* Tony Zeno
Detroit, MI (58 players)
* Maurice Ager
* Victor Alexander
* George Brown
* Bill Buntin
* Willie Burton
* Derrick Coleman
* Earl Cureton
* Mel Daniels
* Ollie Darden
* Johnny Davis
* Dave DeBusschere
* Blaine Denning
* Derrick Dial
* Charles Edge
* Howard Eisley
* Larry Fogle
* Tony Fuller
* David Gaines
* Derrick Gervin
* George Gervin
* Ben Gillery
* Willie Green
* Lindsay Hairston
* Reggie Harding
* Alan Hardy
* Robert Hawkins
* Spencer Haywood
* Willie Iverson
* Jermaine Jackson
* Ken Johnson
* Bill Jones
* Greg Kelser
* Negele Knight
* Tom LaGarde
* Voshon Lenard
* Rawle Marshall
* Bill Mayfield
* Jim McElroy
* Eric Money
* Dorie Murrey
* Ira Newble
* Connie Norman
* Jerry Pettway
* Gary Plummer
* Shawn Respert
* Carlos Rogers
* Jalen Rose
* Dan Roundfield
* Ralph Simpson
* Doug Smith
* Steve Smith
* Roy Tarpley
* Maurice Taylor
* Robert Traylor
* Terry Tyler
* Cliff Williams
* Sam Williams
* Kevin Willis
Washington, D.C. (42 players)
* Tim Bassett
* John Battle
* Elgin Baylor
* Dave Bing
* Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje
* Austin Carr
* Jerry Chambers
* Robert Churchwell
* Johnny Dawkins
* Sherman Douglas
* John Duren
* Jack George
* Claude Gregory
* Keith Herron
* Donald Hodge
* Tom Hoover
* Mike Jackson
* Anthony Jones
* Collis Jones
* Earl Jones
* Eddie Jordan
* Bobby Lewis
* Cedric Lewis
* Gene Littles
* Bill Martin
* Moochie Norris
* Curtis Perry
* Dominic Pressley
* Bernard Robinson
* Craig Shelton
* Tom Sluby
* Charles Smith
* Michael Smith
* John Thompson
* John Tresvant
* Anthony Tucker
* Ben Warley
* Donald Washington
* Kermit Washington
* Stan Washington
* Duck Williams
* Larry Wright
Dallas, TX (29 players)
*LaMarcus Aldridge
*Maceo Baston
*Tony Battie
*Chris Bosh
*David Burns
*Pat Durham
*Andre Emmett
*Ricky Grace
*Bill Henry
*Tito Horford
*Stephen Howard
*Larry Johnson
*Acie Law
*Alton Lister
*Kenyon Martin
*C.J. Miles
*Dennis Rodman
*Willie Rogers
*Quinton Ross
*Jason Sasser
*Jeryl Sasser
*DeWayne Scales
*Ken Spain
*Dave Stallworth
*Ira Terrell
*Kurt Thomas
*Darren Tillis
*Spud Webb
*Micheal Williams
Indianapolis, IN (29 players)
*Leo Barnhorst
*Wallace Bryant
*Rodney Carney
*Mike Conley
*Louie Dampier
*Steve Downing
*Bobby Edmonds
*Greg Graham
*Alan Henderson
*George Hill
*Charles Jordan
*Bill Keller
*Frank Kendrick
*George McGinnis
*Eric Montross
*Ralph O'Brien
*Greg Oden
*Andre Owens
*Wayne Pack
*Jim Price
*Mike Price
*Oscar Robertson
*Charley Shipp
*Dick Van Arsdale
*Tom Van Arsdale
*Bobby Wilson
*Marv Winkler
*Randy Wittman
*Mike Woodson
Atlanta, GA (28 players)
* Shandon Anderson
* Willie Anderson
* Raymond Brown
* Rickey Brown
* Anthony Carter
* Lanard Copeland
* Javaris Crittenton
* Jermareo Davidson
* Jacky Dorsey
* Harold Ellis
* Walt Frazier
* Charlie Hardnett
* Matt Harpring
* Jarvis Hayes
* Dwight Howard
* Ed Johnson
* Jonathan Kerner
* Mike Mitchell
* Chris Morris
* Randolph Morris
* Jabari Smith
* Elmore Spencer
* Brook Steppe
* Mark Strickland
* Joe Thomas
* Sedale Threatt
* Perry Warbington
* Gerald Wilkins
Houston, TX (28 players)
*Greg Anderson
*Tate Armstrong
*Joe Cooper
*Dwight Davis
*Clyde Drexler
*Ndudi Ebi
*Alton Ford
*Daniel Gibson
*Gerald Green
*Tito Horford
*Dwight Jones
*Greg Kite
*Dave Lattin
*McCoy McLemore
*Larry Micheaux
*Emeka Okafor
*Eddie Owens
*Gene Phillips
*Lawrence Roberts
*Ansu Sesay
*Reggie Slater
*Ken Spain
*Joe Stephens
*Fred Taylor
*Jake Voskuhl
*Rob Williams
*Rickie Winslow
*Michael Young
Portland, OR (14 players)
*Ray Blume
*Terrell Brandon
*Michael Doleac
*Mike Dunleavy
*Thomas Gardner
*A. C. Green
*Swede Halbrook
*Nick Jones
*Steve Jones
*Aaron Miles
*Mark Radford
*Damon Stoudamire
*Ime Udoka
*Richard Washington
Milwaukee, WI (13 players)
*Fred Brown
*Rodney Buford
*Patrick Eddie
*Devin Harris
*John Johnson
*Mark Jones
*Don Kojis
*Carl Landry
*Dick Miller
*Kurt Nimphius
*Terry Porter
*Latrell Sprewell
*Mike Wilks
Seattle, WA (13 players)
* Aaron Brooks
* Jamal Crawford
* Spencer Hawes
* Nate Robinson
* Brandon Roy
* Jason Terry
* George Irvine
* Jawann Oldham
* Clint Richardson
* Randy Stoll
* Martell Webster
* Marcus Williams
* Tom Workman
Minneapolis, MN (8 Players)
*Alan Anderson
*Don Carlson
*Ben Coleman
*Khalid El-Amin
*Kris Humphries
*Tony Jaros
*Don Smith
*John Thomas



Comments (17)
1. 08-08-2009 21:40
 
How about Eric Gordon Indianapolis?
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2. 12-01-2010 17:23
 
Where is Baron Davis - Los Angeles ?
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LA
3. 30-01-2010 06:22
 
WHERE IS KEVIN DURANT (D.C)
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DOMO
4. 11-03-2010 01:16
 
what about Oakland, Ca
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5. 11-03-2010 01:24
 
what about Jordan Farmar, Reggie Miller, DeMer DeRozan and my neighbor Tito Maddox.
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6. 11-03-2010 01:26
 
and Tayshaun Prince all of whom are from Los Angeles, Ca
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7. 11-03-2010 01:29
 
Gilbert Arenas. also from Los Angeles... list needs to be updated badly
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8. 25-03-2010 21:22
 
How could you forget dwayne wade chicago he is from chicago
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9. 16-01-2011 20:29
 
Kenny Anderson, NYC??
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10. 16-01-2011 20:46
 
To the good people above they must have played High School Ball in that city, Baron Davis Cross Road in Santa Monica, Kevin Durrant Oak Hill Va, Reggie Miller, Riverside Polytechnic, DeMar DeRozan, Compton, Tito Maddox, Compton
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11. 09-02-2011 02:36
 
do not forget Mt.Vernon,N.Y.,Mt.Vernon H.S.,has produced many N.B.A.players,and we are a public school that does not recruit,unlike many of the "top" H.S. programs that do.Notable MVHS alumni:Gus and Ray Williams,Rodney and Scooter McCray,Earl Tatum,Ben Gordon,Rudy Hackett,Bill Pleas,Lowes Moore as well as numerous D1 ballers.
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12. 23-03-2011 15:35
 
what about Kansas City
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13. 11-04-2011 19:34
 
Bill Russell 
K.C. Jones 
Jason Kidd 
Gary Payton 
Antonio Davis 
Drew Barry 
Jon Barry 
Derrick Brown 
Eric Fernsten 
Greg Foster 
Drew Gooden 
Don Lofgran 
Jelani McCoy 
DeMarcus Nelson 
Jim Pollard 
Isaiah Rider 
Cliff Robinson 
Brian Shaw 
Henry Turner
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14. 22-06-2011 07:22
 
Doc Rivers-Chicago
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15. 22-06-2011 07:24
 
Isiah Thomas, Chicago
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16. 20-07-2011 05:38
 
I went to tons of links boefre this, what was I thinking?
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17. 23-03-2013 20:34
 
Much respect to Mt. Vernon...but that's not technically NYC. But they ball just as well up there!! Word Bond!! Gus & Ray put in much WORK!!!
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Moe II

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