What Continent are NBA Players from?


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As you maybe aware, there are seven continents in the world and you may wonder which continent the most NBA Players identify as coming from?

What Continent are NBA Players from? 81.15% of NBA players are from North America, 12.10% of NBA players are from Europe, 2.98% are from Africa, 2.18% are from Oceania, and 0.79% are from Asia.

We have put the number of NBA players and the continent they are from in the chart below.

How many African players are in the NBA?

There are 15 NBA players who come from the continent of African who play in the NBA. The countries which NBA players come from in Africa are Angloa, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guiena, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal and South Sudan.

How many North American Players are in the NBA?

There are 409 NBA players who come from North America, this makes up 81.15% of the players in the NBA. The large proportion of which come from The USA with only 18 players coming from Canada.

How many European Players are in the NBA?

There are 61 NBA players who come from the continent of Europe. France is the European country that has produced the most NBA players with 10. There are NBA players from the following countries Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and the Ukraine.

How many South American Players are in the NBA?

There are four South American Players in the NBA. There are three players from Brazil in the form of Bruno Caboclo, Cristiano Felicio and Raul Neto. Facundo Campazzo is the one NBA player who comes from Argentina.

How many Asian Players are in the NBA?

There are four Asian players in the NBA. There are two players from Japan in Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe. Deni Avdija is from Israel and Furkan Korkmaz is from Turkey.

How many Oceania Players are in the NBA?

There are eleven Oceania Players who are in the NBA. There are nine players from Australia and two players from New Zealand.

James

A basketball court was built in my local park and at 15 years of age I fell in love with basketball. A late joiner to the game, I have played every season since. Some Indiana friends bought me some Pacers gear for my 17th birthday, and I have supported them ever since (who wants to follow the crowd). I love American sports apparel and the presentation of sports, they do it so well (bar all the advert breaks).

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