List of German Americans - Sports - Basketball


  • Uwe Blab – former NBA center
  • Jim Boeheim – Syracuse University NCAA basketball coach
  • Shawn Bradley – former center in the NBA and for the German national basketball team
  • Jud Buechler – former guard/forward with the NBA Chicago Bulls
  • Fred Hetzel – retired NBA basketball player
  • Kirk Hinrich – NBA guard for the Chicago Bulls
  • Chris Kaman – center for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA and for the German national basketball team (dual citizen of the United States and of Germany).
  • Lon Kruger – professional and college basketball coach
  • Rebecca Lobo – American television basketball analyst and a former player in the professional Women's National Basketball Association
  • Drew Neitzel – All-American NCAA basketball player
  • Greg Ostertag – retired center
  • Adolph Rupp – American college basketball coach and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member
  • Detlef Schrempf – former NBA All-Star forward

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