Who is the best NBA player from Indiana?

HoopsHype, media company focused on all things NBA, recently released a study with the best NBA players from each state, but did they get it right?

 

Readers will have a chance to vote on who they think deserves the title.

 

Who is the best NBA player from Indiana?

 

According to HoopsHype, the best NBA player from Indiana is Larry Bird, with the runner-ups listed as Oscar Robertson and Zach Randolph.

 

Who is Larry Bird?

 

According to the website, Bird was born in West Baden Springs but grew up in French Lick, playing basketball throughout his childhood and high school days. He eventually moved on to Indiana State University, where he became a two-time consensus All-American. Bird was named National College Player of the Year in 1979 and led the Sycamores to the national championship game against Michigan State University, and Magic Johnson, the same season.

 

During his NBA career with the Boston Celtics, Bird won three NBA titles and two Finals MVPS, and became a 12-time All-Star, nine-time 1st Team All-NBAer, and Hall-of-Famer.

 

What famous NBA players are from Indiana?

 

Clyde LovelletteLouie DampierShawn KempGlenn RobinsonOscar RobertsonZach Randolph

 

Who do you think deserves the title? Vote below. (If you do not see the poll below, 

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