Countries and Teams with the Most Foreign-Born Players in the NBA (2013-14)

MOST REPRESENTED FOREIGN COUNTRIES IN NBA

  COUNTRY # PLAYERS PLAYER NBA TEAM BIRTHPLACE
1. France 10 Nicolas Batum Portland Trail Blazers  
      Nando De Colo San Antonio Spurs  
      Boris Diaw San Antonio Spurs  
      Evan Fournier Denver Nuggets  
      Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz  
      Ian Mahinmi Indiana Pacers  
      Erik Murphy Chicago Bulls  
      Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs Belgium
      Kevin Seraphin Washington Wizards French Guiana
      Ronny Turiaf Minnesota Timberwolves Martinique
           
2. Canada 8 Joel Anthony Miami Heat  
      Anthony Bennett Cleveland Cavaliers  
      Cory Joseph San Antonio Spurs  
      Steve Nash Los Angeles Lakers South Africa
      Andrew Nicholson Orlando Magic  
      Kelly Olynyk Boston Celtics  
      Robert Sacre Los Angeles Lakers  
      Tristan Thompson Cleveland Cavaliers  
           
3. Australia 5 Aron Baynes San Antonio Spurs  
      Andrew Bogut Golden State Warriors  
      Matt Dellavedova Cleveland Cavaliers  
      Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers  
      Patty Mills San Antonio Spurs  
           
3. Spain 5 Jose Calderon Dallas Mavericks  
      Victor Claver Portland Trail Blazers  
      Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies  
      Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers  
      Ricky Rubio Minnesota Timberwolves  
           
5. Argentina 4 Carlos Delfino Milwaukee Bucks  
      Manu Ginobili San Antonio Spurs  
      Pablo Prigioni New York Knicks  
      Luis Scola Indiana Pacers  
           
5. Brazil 4 Vitor Faverani Boston Celtics  
      Tiago Splitter San Antonio Spurs  
      Anderson Varejao Cleveland Cavaliers  
      Nene Washington Wizards  
           
5. Italy 4 Andrea Bargnani New York Knicks  
      Marco Belinelli San Antonio Spurs  
      Luigi Datome Detroit Pistons  
      Danilo Gallinari Denver Nuggets  
           
5. Russia 4 Sergey Karasev Cleveland Cavaliers  
      Andrei Kirilenko Brooklyn Nets  
      Timofey Mozgov Denver Nuggets  
      Alexey Shved Minnesota Timberwolves  
           
5. Turkey 4 Omer Asik Houston Rockets  
      Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks  
      Enes Kanter Utah Jazz  
      Hedo Turkoglu Orlando Magic  
           
10. Germany 3 Elias Harris Los Angeles Lakers  
      Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks  
      Dennis Schroder Atlanta Hawks  
           
11. Bosnia and Herezgovina 2 Ognjen Kuzmic Golden State Warriors  
      Mirza Teletovic Brooklyn Nets  
           
11. Dominican Republic 2 Francisco Garcia Houston Rockets  
      Al Horford Atlanta Hawks  
           
11. Georgia 2 Zaza Pachulia Milwaukee Bucks  
      Tornike Shengelia Brooklyn Nets  
           
11. Great Britain 2 Luol Deng Chicago Bulls South Sudan
      Joel Freeland Portland Trail Blazers  
           
11. Israel 2 Omri Casspi Houston Rockets  
      Gal Mekel Dallas Mavericks  
           
11. Lithuania 2 Jonas Valanciunas Toronto Raptors  
      Donatas Motiejunas Houston Rockets  
           
11. Montenegro 2 Nikola Pekovic Minnesota Timberwolves  
      Nikola Vucevic Orlando Magic Switzerland
           
11. Senegal 2 Gorgui Dieng Minnesota Timberwolves  
      Hamady Ndiaye Sacramento Kings  
           
11. Serbia 2 Nemanja Nedovic Golden State Warriors  
      Miroslav Raduljica Milwaukee Bucks  
           
11. Slovenia 2 Goran Dragic Phoenix Suns  
      Beno Udrih New York Knicks  
           
11. Sweden 2 Jonas Jerebko Detroit Pistons  
      Jeffrey Taylor Charlotte Bobcats  
           
11. Ukraine 2 Viacheslav Kravtsov Phoenix Suns  
      Alex Len Phoenix Suns  
           
23. Cameroon 1 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Sacramento Kings  
23. Congo 1 Serge Ibaka Oklahoma City Thunder  
23. Czech Republic 1 Jan Vesely Washington Wizards  
23. Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 Bismack Biyombo Charlotte Bobcats  
23. Greece 1 Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks  
23. Haiti 1 Samuel Dalembert Dallas Mavericks  
23. Latvia 1 Andris Biedrins Utah Jazz  
23. Macedonia 1 Pero Antic Atlanta Hawks  
23. Mexico 1 Gustavo Ayon Atlanta Hawks  
23. New Zealand 1 Steven Adams Oklahoma City Thunder  
23. Nigeria 1 Festus Ezeli Golden State Warriors  
23. Poland 1 Marcin Gortat Washington Wizards  
23. Puerto Rico 1 Jose Juan Barea Minnesota Timberwolves  
23. Switzerland 1 Thabo Sefolosha Oklahoma City Thunder  
23. Tanzania 1 Hasheem Thabeet Oklahoma City Thunder  
23. U.S Virgin Islands 1 Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs  
23. Venezuela 1 Greivis Vasquez Sacramento Kings  

NBA TEAMS WITH THE MOST FOREIGN-BORN PLAYERS

  TEAM # PLAYERS PLAYER COUNTRY BIRTHPLACE
1. San Antonio Spurs 10 Emanuel “Manu” Ginobili Argentina  
      Aron Baynes Australia  
      Patty Mills Australia  
      Tiago Splitter Brazil  
      Cory Joseph Canada  
      Nando De Colo France  
      Boris Diaw France  
      Tony Parker France Belgium
      Marco Belinelli Italy  
      Tim Duncan U.S Virgin Islands  
           
2. Cleveland Cavaliers 6 Matt Dellavedova Australia  
      Kyrie Irving Australia  
      Anderson Varejao Brazil  
      Anthony Bennett Canada  
      Tristan Thompson Canada  
      Sergey Karasev Russia  
           
2. Minnesota Timberwolves 6 Ronny Turiaf France Martinique
      Nikola Pekovic Montenegro  
      Jose Barea Puerto Rico  
      Alexey Shved Russia  
      Gorgui Dieng Senegal  
      Ricky Rubio Spain  
           
4. Milwaukee Bucks 5 Carlos Delfino Argentina  
      Zaza Pachulia Georgia  
      Giannis Anteokounmpo Greece  
      Miroslav Raduljica Serbia  
      Ersan Ilyasova Turkey  
           
5. Atlanta Hawks 4 Al Horford Dominican Republic  
      Dennis Schroder Germany  
      Pero Antic Macedonia  
      Gustavo Ayon Mexico  
           
5. Dallas Mavericks 4 Dirk Nowitzki Germany  
      Samuel Dalembert Haiti  
      Gal Mekel Israel  
      Jose Calderon Spain  
           
5. Golden State Warriors 4 Andrew Bogut Australia  
      Ognjen Kuzmic Bosnia and Herezgovina  
      Festus Ezeli Nigeria  
      Nemanja Nedovic Serbia  
           
5. Houston Rockets 4 Francisco Garcia Dominican Republic  
      Omri Casspi Israel  
      Donatas Motiejunas Lithunaia  
      Omer Asik Turkey  
           
5. Los Angeles Lakers 4 Steve Nash Canada South Africa
      Robert Sacre Canada  
      Elias Harris Germany  
      Pau Gasol Spain  
           
5. Oklahoma City Thunder 4 Serge Ibaka Congo  
      Steven Adams New Zealand  
      Thabo Sefolosha Switzerland  
      Hasheem Thabeet Tanzania  
           
5. Washington Wizards 4 Nene Brazil  
      Jan Vesely Czech Republic  
      Kevin Seraphin France French Guiana
      Marcin Gortat Poland  
           
12. Brooklyn Nets 3 Mirza Teletovic Bosnia and Herezgovina  
      Tornike Shengelia Georgia  
      Andrei Kirilenko Russia  
           
12. Denver Nuggets 3 Evan Fournier France  
      Danilo Gallinari Italy  
      Timofey Mozgov Russia  
           
12. New York Knicks 3 Pablo Prigioni Argentina  
      Andrea Bargnani Italy  
      Beno Udrih Slovenia  
           
12. Orlando Magic 3 Andrew Nicholson Canada  
      Nikola Vucevic Montenegro Switzerland
      Hedo Turkoglu Turkey  
           
12. Phoenix Suns 3 Goran Dragic Slovenia  
      Viacheslav Kravtsov Ukraine  
      Alex Len Ukraine  
           
12. Portland Trail Blazers 3 Nicolas Batum France  
      Joel Freeland Great Britain  
      Victor Claver Spain  
           
12. Sacramento Kings 3 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute Cameroon  
      Hamady Ndiaye Senegal  
      Greivis Vasquez Venezuela  
           
12. Utah Jazz 3 Rudy Gobert France  
      Andris Biedrins Latvia  
      Enes Kanter Turkey  
           
20. Boston Celtics 2 Vitor Faverani Brazil  
      Kelly Olynyk Canada  
           
20. Charlotte Bobcats 2 Bismack Biyombo Democratic Republic of the Congo
      Jeffrey Taylor Sweden  
           
20. Chicago Bulls 2 Erik Murphy France  
      Luol Deng Great Britain South Sudan
           
20. Detroit Pistons 2 Luigi Datome Italy  
      Jonas Jerebko Sweden  
           
20. Indiana Pacers 2 Luis Scola Argentina  
      Ian Mahinmi France  
           
25. Memphis Grizzlies 1 Marc Gasol Spain  
25. Miami Heat 1 Joel Anthony Canada  
25. Toronto Raptors 1 Jonas Valanciunas Lithuania  

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