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NBA Player to Country

Name the country which each selected player comes from.
Answer must correspond to yellow box!
Each country is used only once
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Last updated: September 1, 2023
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First submittedFebruary 11, 2013
Times taken68,522
Average score62.5%
Rating4.17
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Player
Country
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Greece
Dirk Nowitzki
Germany
Victor Wembanyama
France
Nikola Jokić
Serbia
Steve Nash
Canada
Luka Dončić
Slovenia
Yao Ming
China
Pau Gasol
Spain
Andrei Kirilenko
Russia
Manu Ginóbili
Argentina
Arvydas Sabonis
Lithuania
Nenê
Brazil
Player
Country
Manute Bol
Sudan
Rik Smits
Netherlands
Al Horford
Dominican Republic
Dikembe Mutombo
D.R. Congo
Hedo Türkoğlu
Turkey
Andrea Bargnani
Italy
Toni Kukoč
Croatia
Hakeem Olajuwon
Nigeria
Luc Longley
Australia
Joel Embiid
Cameroon
Steven Adams
New Zealand
Marcin Gortat
Poland
30 Comments
+4
Level 19
Mar 24, 2013
Steve Nash is from South Africa, but that's close to Canada so ok.
+4
Level ∞
Jan 29, 2016
Will accept South Africa for that now even though he was never a citizen and lived there for only 18 months.
+7
Level 42
May 5, 2016
dude, no one is going to enter South Africa quit being uptight the answer is canada
+5
Level 46
Dec 18, 2018
bro, i entered South Africa first, because that is where he was born.
+1
Level 46
Aug 6, 2019
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+1
Level 59
Jan 18, 2024
..pls dont talk BS...he has british and canadian citizenship... doesnt matter where you was born...so SA is a wrong answer...
+1
Level 63
Apr 1, 2013
he was born in south africa but canadian
+3
Level 59
May 5, 2016
Got 13/24 without any basketball knowledge just by guessing the countries where a certain name might be typical.
+3
Level 87
Sep 7, 2023
Sure. Anyone can tell that "Wembanyama" is a French name.
+4
Level 69
Nov 12, 2023
In today's age, yes.
+2
Level 57
May 5, 2016
Omri Casspi?
+1
Level 23
May 5, 2016
What about Serge Ibaka?
+1
Level 23
May 9, 2016
This guy is from the Congo
+13
Level 67
May 5, 2016
I would suggest adding Andre Iguodala (born in Springfield, Illinois) to mess with those folks who don't understand the world we live in.
+2
Level 22
Jun 30, 2017
That is an amazing idea!
+1
Level 83
Oct 26, 2016
several countries could be added
+1
Level 73
Apr 25, 2017
I like Baltimorean's idea!
+3
Level 81
May 30, 2017
Yugoslavia should be an acceptable answer for both Divac and Kukoč.
+2
Level 65
Dec 24, 2018
I literally know nothing about basketball but I guessed 13 (just above average) just by the ethimology of the surname
+1
Level 46
Aug 6, 2019
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+2
Level 84
Nov 15, 2019
Should've at least guessed "Brazil" for Nene. The land of 1-word names. D'oh!
+2
Level 69
Sep 23, 2020
I don't watch basketball at all but still got 17/24 speculating the country based on how the name sounded. :P
+1
Level 14
Dec 17, 2020
got 20/24 and that surprised me haha
+1
Level 79
Aug 11, 2023
No Luka Dončić?
+1
Level 79
Sep 1, 2023
Maybe you could add Vučević?
+1
Level 83
Sep 1, 2023
Toni Kukoč
+4
Level 85
Sep 7, 2023
Manute should really be South Sudan, rather than Sudan, especially if players like Sabonis are paired with their modern country (Lithuania) rather than the country at the time of their birth (Soviet Union.)
+1
Level 61
Nov 12, 2023
Yeah this is completely right. Bol is from South Sudan. I don't see how this is different from Lithuania/USSR or Serbia/Yugoslavia.
+1
Level 16
Nov 15, 2023
No co wy Panowie, nie znacie Marcina Gortata ?
+1
Level 62
Apr 22, 2024
Putting Wembanyama over Gobert before he has even played his first game is kinda funny lol