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List of European basketball players in the United States

This is a list of European basketball players who have played in the United States at either professional or NCAA Division I level. It is intended to include players who are currently active, whether inside or outside the U.S., and former players (both living and deceased).

For the purpose of this article, a "European player in the United States" is defined as a citizen of a FIBA Europe member country who was playing in the U.S. while a citizen of said country. Examples of players who do not fall within this definition are:

  • Howard Carter, who became a naturalized citizen of France after having played professionally in that country, and never played in the U.S. while a French citizen.
  • Jeff Taylor, whose story is similar to that or Carter, except that his eventual country of citizenship was Sweden. However, his son Jeffery, born in Sweden as a dual citizen of both the U.S. and Sweden, is listed.
  • Kelenna Azubuike, who despite being born and raised in the United Kingdom has never held British citizenship. He was born a Nigerian citizen.

In addition, NBA players are considered to be playing in the United States even if they have played only for a Canada-based team (currently the Toronto Raptors, and in the past the Vancouver Grizzlies and Toronto Huskies).

If a player is listed as being a dual citizen, his or her country of birth is indicated first.

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AustriaEdit

Active in the USEdit

BelarusEdit

BelgiumEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Bosnia & HerzegovinaEdit

BulgariaEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

CroatiaEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

DenmarkEdit

EstoniaEdit

Active in the USEdit

Former playersEdit

FinlandEdit

FranceEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

GeorgiaEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

GermanyEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

GreeceEdit

HungaryEdit

Active in the USEdit

  • Allie Quigley (US/Hungarian dual citizen) – Chicago Sky
    • Quigley played college basketball at DePaul and professionally for four other WNBA teams before acquiring Hungarian citizenship in 2012.

Former playersEdit

IcelandEdit

Former playersEdit

IrelandEdit

Former playersEdit

IsraelEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

ItalyEdit

LatviaEdit

LithuaniaEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

MontenegroEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

NetherlandsEdit

NorwayEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

PolandEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

PortugalEdit

Former playersEdit

RomaniaEdit

RussiaEdit

SerbiaEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

SlovakiaEdit

SloveniaEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

SpainEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

SwedenEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

TurkeyEdit

UkraineEdit

United KingdomEdit

Active in the USEdit

Active outside the USEdit

Former playersEdit

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