The 67th NBA All-Star Game was played February 18. Players numbering 126 and representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster during the past 18 years.

This map based on players’ high school state indicates that the eastern half of the country, particularly the southeastern states, stands out as the leading per-capita producer of elite men’s professional basketball players.  Approximately 14 percent of the All-Stars are foreign players.