With 40 different countries represented in the NBA in 2023-24, these are the best players from each one based on their season ahead.
In 2023-24, the NBA is more diverse and internationally represented than it has ever been in its history.
There are 40 different countries and territories represented by players across the NBA with a record-breaking number of players hailing from Canada (26) and France (14).
There are 125 different international players hailing from these 40 different countries which is the most in NBA history and it marks the third straight season in which at least 120 international players are on NBA rosters.
Today, we go through all 40 of these countries to determine the best player from each one for the 2023-24 season.
Some of the best players in the NBA today hail from countries outside the United States.
The last five MVP awards have been won by three international players including Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid, and Giannis Antetokounmpo.
There are 15 international players who have been All-Stars in their careers as well as four members of the 2022-23 All-NBA Teams.