Are you working on your basketball skills? If so, you should keep on pushing cause you might have a chance of making it to the big leagues. Everyone enjoys bragging about professional athletes from their hometown or even their home state. North Carolina surely is no different.

Hoop Social conducted a study to determine the best and worst states for basketball players and the results are interesting. Although players may grow up in one place and attend school in another, repping your hometown is always a fan favorite. Of course, North Carolina made the top 5 for states producing the most professional basketball players per capita. Let’s be real here, we have Michael Jordan under our belt, of course, we made the list. Check out the top 20 states producing the most professional basketball players in 2022.