Here’s an interesting graphic from the good people at HoopsHype that shows the number of NBA players per state in terms of where they were born. In not-so-surprising fashion, the state of Washington is well represented with 13 NBA players. If you’re counting along at home, that’s the same as Oregon, Idaho, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming and Alaska combined. It’s also much more than the mere two from Oklahoma.
— HoopsHype (@hoopshype) February 24, 2015
Only California produced more current NBA players in terms of the West Coast states. Just another reason why we need an NBA team in Seattle.