The 68th NBA All-Star Game was played on February 17. During the past 19 years, 131 different players representing 29 states and 18 countries have made the All-Star roster.  This map is based on the players’ high school state indicates 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 15 percent of the All-Stars are foreign players.