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Oklahomans in the NBA: The all-time top 5

Berry Tramel ranks the five greatest NBA careers by players from Oklahoma high schools.
by Berry Tramel Published: March 1, 2014
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The five greatest NBA careers by players from Oklahoma high schools:

1. Mark Price, Enid: Four-time All-Star; first-team All-NBA in 1993; third-team All-NBA in 1989, 1992, 1994.

2. Blake Griffin, Oklahoma Christian School: Four-time All-Star, two-time second-team All-NBA, still only 24 years old.

3. Alvan Adams, Putnam City: 1976 NBA rookie of the year, 13-year career with the Suns, more than 13,910 career points, tied for 156th in NBA history.

4. Wayman Tisdale, Tulsa Washington: Averaged 15.3 points and 6.1 rebounds a game over a 12-year career.

5. John Starks, Tulsa Central: 1994 All-Star; averaged 14.1 points a game over eight seasons with the Knicks; played in 96 playoff games, more than Price, Wayman Tisdale and Griffin combined, and averaged 14.2 points.