Top 7 Greatest Current White NBA Players That Inspire You

Current White NBA Players

The current white NBA players have contributed to glorious championships and become fantastic sports talents worldwide. Also, they won the MVP (or most valuable player) in various basketball battles in history. Are you curious about these names?

This article will reveal the top 7 most inspiring and excellent white NBA basketball players. Scroll down to get more useful information about them!

Top  7 Greatest Current White NBA Players

Luka Doncic and Larry Bird are currently the most famous white players in the NBA, and they have made considerable achievements. Other names in the list of the greatest NBA athletes include Josh Giddey, Duncan Robinson, Tyler Herro, Dirk Nowitzki, and Kevin McHale. 

Luka Doncic

Luka Doncic is a Slovenian player who began playing basketball in 2015 and became a representative for the Dallas Mavericks, a proficient basketball team currently belonging to the NBA in Texas, USA. 

Luka is one of the youngest athletes, making an outstanding debut when he was only 17. With impressive performance in 2018, this Slovenian player has quickly joined the NBA and attracted more basketball fans worldwide. 

Versatile skill sets and excellent performances are major factors that helped Luka earn All-Star selections in 2019, making him an excellent symbol of NBA Rookie. 

Despite an up-and-down basketball season in 2022-23, Luka Doncic is one of the best contenders for the top list of NBA athletes. 

Larry Bird

Another white player in the NBA with outstanding achievements is Larry Bird. He is well-known for his playmaking ability and unbelievable shooting. He won the NBA championships in 1981 and 1986 and earned the MVP in the Final NBA twice. 

During the 1980s, Larry Bird led the Boston Celtics team with his expert skills to gain three titles in five NBA Finals and three MVP awards from 1984 to 1986. 

These glorious achievements are the transparent records that explain why Larry Bird became a legendary white athlete in the NBA in many years. 

Larry Bird has a successful basketball career

Duncan Robinson 

When it comes to white basketball players in the NBA, it is a miss if we do not mention Duncan Robinson. He is considered one of the best shooting guards in the NBA and a white player with the most admirable achievements and successful career in history. 

Duncan Robinson started out playing for Williams College in Division III, then took his talents to the big stage with the Michigan Wolverines in Division I. Now, he has joined the Miami Heat season as a Small Forward and Shooting Guard. 

Josh Giddey

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s admirable success in the NBA is mainly credited to Josh Giddey. Indeed, he is one of the most talented basketball players in the NBA, with the 6th overall pick in the NBA draft in 2021. 

He is the youngest athlete to record a triple-double in NBA history and the first to have three consecutive triple-double records as a professional player. 

Josh keeps playing an important role in the Thunder team with an impressive performance in the 2023-24 season. His role is a main playmaker with other players in the team to get remarkable scores and achieve the outstanding NBA championship. 

Tyler Herro

Here comes the shortest NBA player on this list – Tyler Herro, who is one of the best shooters and talented young players on the Miami Heat’s American Professional basketball team in 2019. 

He is also the most recent white player in the NBA, having an expert career and incredible offensive skills. 

He recorded impressive achievements when appearing in the Conference Final. This also helped him become a famous phenomenon as one of the excellent athletes among the top white players in the NBA. 

Jack Harlow also praised him for his consistent performances and outstanding skills in the popular song “Tyler Herro.” 

All of these make Tyler a rising star and fan favorite. 

Kevin McHale

Another great white player in the NBA is Kevin McHale, who has won illustrious victories in the league. He was a powerful athlete on the Boston Celtics team and won multiple championships over a decade. 

What’s more, Kevin teamed up with Robert Parish and Larry Bird and secured three consecutive championships. With his magnificent performances and expert skills, he can score without hassle in the 2023-24 season.  

Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki is a German NBA player

Dirk Nowitzki is an excellent German NBA athlete with extraordinary skills and an outstanding career. He attended basketball games in 1994 and 2019 and won a few awards, including Bundesliga MVP in 1999.

Besides, he earned the MVP award to become the first-ever European basketball player in the NBA to earn such an honor. One interesting fact about this player is his incredible height of 7 ft – among the tallest NBA players.

How Many Current White NBA Players Are There?

There are approximately 16.8% of white players among NBA players. In particular, there are about 46 players who are white Americans. On average, about 1.5 white players attend each basketball battle. 


The above are the top 7 most excellent current white NBA players who gained outstanding achievements and impressive stats in their basketball careers. Although the number of white players in NAB is only about 17%, and each person has a typical playing style, they can secure championships with impressive scores.

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