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This page contains a list of the greatest Kirghiz Basketball Players. The pantheon dataset contains 1,264 Basketball Players, 1 of which were born in Kyrgyzstan. This makes Kyrgyzstan the birth place of the 64th most number of Basketball Players behind Cape Verde and Uruguay.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Kirghiz Basketball Players of all time. This list of famous Kirghiz Basketball Players is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Elena Baranova (1972 - )

With an HPI of 45.77, Elena Baranova is the most famous Kirghiz Basketball Player.  Her biography has been translated into 16 different languages on wikipedia.

Elena Viktorovna Baranova (Russian: Елена Викторовна Баранова; born 28 January 1972) is a retired Russian professional basketball player. She is a former Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) player, where she became the first player from Europe in 1997 WNBA inaugural season, the first All-Star from Russia in 2001 and played for the New York Liberty until the 2005 season.

Pantheon has 1 people classified as basketball players born between 1972 and 1972. Of these 1, 1 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living basketball players include Elena Baranova. As of October 2020, 1 new basketball players have been added to Pantheon including Elena Baranova.

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