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Long Island in the pros: NBA edition

A look at those pro basketball players who first shined on the Long Island hardwood. To qualify, they must have appeared in at least one BAA, NBA or ABA game. (This list is always updating, so if you see someone missing, use the comments to let us know.)


Rondae Hollis-Jefferson #24 of the Brooklyn Nets tries Nets vs. Heat Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is defended by Nets vs. Pistons Spencer Dinwiddie #8 of the Brooklyn Nets drives Nets vs. Celtics Doug McDermott #20 of the New York Knicks Knicks vs. Spurs Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis dunks against the Nuggets Kristaps Porzingis' 30-point games in 2017-18 New York Knicks center Enes Kanter (00) drives Knicks vs. Pelicans New York Knicks' Michael Beasley (8) drives against Knicks vs. Spurs Lauri Markkanen #24 of the Chicago Bulls drives Knicks vs. Bulls San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green scores over Nets vs. Spurs It was not just the AL Rookie of Top 20 New York sports stars going into 2018 Kyle O'Quinn of the Knicks guards Joel Embiid Knicks vs. 76ers New York Knicks forward Michael Beasley (8) and Knicks vs. Pistons Kristaps Porzingis #6 of the New York Knicks Knicks vs. Celtics Carmelo Anthony #7 of the Oklahoma City Thunder Knicks vs. Thunder in Melo's return to MSG Mike Francesa attends a game between the New Celebs at Knicks games New York Knicks center Enes Kanter is defended Knicks vs. Nets Brooklyn Nets players including center Jahlil Okafor, guard Nets vs. Wizards Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks controls Knicks vs. Lakers