NBA Player to Country

For each selected player, name the country they are originally from.
Answer must correspond to yellow box!
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Last updated: October 31, 2019
First submittedFebruary 11, 2013
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Player
Country
Steve Nash
Canada
Yao Ming
China
Dirk Nowitzki
Germany
Pau Gasol
Spain
Tony Parker
France
Andrei Kirilenko
Russia
Manu Ginóbili
Argentina
Nenê
Brazil
Manute Bol
Sudan
Rik Smits
Netherlands
Al Horford
Dominican Republic
Dikembe Mutombo
D.R. Congo
Player
Country
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
Lithuania
Hedo Türkoğlu
Turkey
Andrea Bargnani
Italy
Vlade Divac
Serbia
Toni Kukoč
Croatia
Hakeem Olajuwon
Nigeria
Luc Longley
Australia
Hasheem Thabeet
Tanzania
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Greece
Kristaps Porziņģis
Latvia
Steven Adams
New Zealand
Marcin Gortat
Poland
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Level 20
Mar 24, 2013
Steve Nash is from South Africa, but that's close to Canada so ok.
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Level ∞
Jan 29, 2016
Will accept South Africa for that now.
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Level 71
May 5, 2016
Tony Parker was born in Belgium...if we are adding in birth countries.
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Level ∞
May 5, 2016
Ha. I guess we can allow that too. It's just as valid as South Africa for Nash. Although as far as I know, neither Nash nor Parker were ever citizens of their birth countries.
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Level 44
May 5, 2016
dude, no one is going to enter South Africa quit being uptight the answer is canada
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Level 32
Dec 18, 2018
bro, i entered South Africa first, because that is where he was born.
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Level 50
Aug 6, 2019
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Level 59
Apr 1, 2013
he was born in south africa but canadian
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Level 55
May 5, 2016
Got 13/24 without any basketball knowledge just by guessing the countries where a certain name might be typical.
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Level 60
May 5, 2016
Omri Casspi?
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Level 26
May 5, 2016
What about Serge Ibaka?
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Level 26
May 9, 2016
This guy is from the Congo
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Level 66
May 5, 2016
Shouldn't Yugoslavia be acceptable for Divac? It wasn't Serbia when he was born or when he lived there.
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Level 46
Feb 7, 2018
Well then you have to accept Zair for Mutombo
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Level 66
Jul 22, 2018
If we're talking today's countries and Serbia is the only acceptable answer for Divac, then Manute Bol was from South Sudan.
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Level 71
May 5, 2016
I would suggest adding Andre Iguodala (born in Springfield, Illinois) to mess with those folks who don't understand the world we live in.
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Level 26
Jun 30, 2017
That is an amazing idea!
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Level 76
Oct 26, 2016
several countries could be added
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Level 67
Apr 25, 2017
I like Baltimorean's idea!
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Level 65
May 30, 2017
Yugoslavia should be an acceptable answer for both Divac and Kukoč.
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Level 57
Dec 24, 2018
I literally know nothing about basketball but I guessed 13 (just above average) just by the ethimology of the surname
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Level 50
Aug 6, 2019
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Level 70
Oct 31, 2019
Giannis is of Nigerian ancestry. He is not from Nigeria, he's from Greece where he was born and raised.
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Level ∞
Oct 31, 2019
This has been fixed.
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Level 76
Nov 15, 2019
Should've at least guessed "Brazil" for Nene. The land of 1-word names. D'oh!