The Best Basketball Player From Every State

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Virginia: Moses Malone
> Attended high school in: Petersburg
> Team(s): Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, 7 others
> Position: Center
> Career: 1974-1995
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 3x MVP, 1x Champion, 13x All-Star
> Also considered: Allen Iverson, David Robinson

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Washington: John Stockton
> Attended high school in: Spokane
> Team(s): Utah Jazz
> Position: Point guard
> Career: 1984-2003
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 10x All-Star, career leader in steals and assists
> Also considered: Jamal Crawford, Detlef Schrempf

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West Virginia: Jerry West
> Attended high school in: East Bank
> Team(s): Los Angeles Lakers
> Position: Point guard
> Career: 1960-1974
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 14x All-Star, 1x Champion
> Also considered: Hal Greer

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Wisconsin: Terry Porter
> Attended high school in: Milwaukee
> Team(s): Portland Trail Blazers, Minnesota Timberwolves, 2 others
> Position: Point guard
> Career: 1985-2002
> Accolades: 2x All-Star
> Also considered: Fred Brown, Latrell Sprewell

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Wyoming: James Johnson
> Attended high school in: Cheyenne
> Team(s): Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, 3 others
> Position: Power forward
> Career: 2009-present
> Accolades: N/A
> Also considered: Vern Gardner

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