List of Haitian NBA Players

Here is the complete list of Haitians and American Basketball players of Haitian descent playing in the NBA, The National Basketball Association:

Haitian NBA Player Skal Labissiere

SKAL LABISSIERE, Sacramento Kings #7 / Power forward, Center.

NBA draft 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28th overall, Selected by the Phoenix Suns.

Labissiere was traded to the Sacramento Kings on draft night. Labissiere is the highest drafted Haitian player since Samuel Dalembert in 2001. Labissiere played NCAA Division I college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Labissiere was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. His basketball career began at the College Canado-Haitien.


NERLENS NOEL, Dallas Mavericks #3 / Power forward, Center.

NBA draft 2013 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall, Selected by the New Orleans Pelicans.

Nerlens played NCAA Division I college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Nerlens was born in Malden, Massachusetts to Haitian immigrant parents.


SAMUEL DALEMBERT, New York Knicks #11 / Center, Philadelphia 76ers #3 / Center, Philadelphia 76ers #10 / Center, Houston Rockets #21 / Center, Milwaukee
Bucks #21 / Center, Dallas Mavericks #1 / Center

NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall, Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Dalembert played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, Dallas Mavericks, New York Knicks, Shanxi Zhongyu.

Dalembert played college basketball for Seton Hall University. Dalembert was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti


OLDEN POLYNICE, NBA draft 1987 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8th overall, Selected by the Chicago Bulls. Polynice played center for the Seattle SuperSonics, Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, and Utah Jazz. Polynice was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

YVON JOSEPH, NBA draft 1985 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall, Selected by the New Jersey Nets. Joseph was the first native Haitian to play NCAA Division I college basketball in the United States. He played collegiately at Georgia Tech.

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