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This page contains a list of the greatest Venezuelan Basketball Players. The pantheon dataset contains 1,264 Basketball Players, 1 of which were born in Venezuela. This makes Venezuela the birth place of the 65th most number of Basketball Players behind Uruguay and Kyrgyzstan.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Venezuelan Basketball Players of all time. This list of famous Venezuelan 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. Greivis Vásquez (1987 - )

With an HPI of 45.13, Greivis Vásquez is the most famous Venezuelan Basketball Player.  His biography has been translated into 19 different languages on wikipedia.

Greivis Josué Vásquez Rodríguez (born January 16, 1987) is a Venezuelan professional basketball coach and former player who is the associate head coach for the Birmingham Squadron of the NBA G League. He was drafted in 2010 after a U.S. college career with the University of Maryland men's basketball team. Vásquez finished second on the Terrapins' all-time scoring list, with 2,171 career points.He was born in Caracas and moved to the United States to attend high school at Montrose Christian School in Rockville, Maryland in 2004. During his senior year at Montrose he committed to the University of Maryland to play under head coach Gary Williams. In 2007, Vásquez played on the Venezuelan national basketball team in the FIBA America Championships. In his final college season of 2009–10, he was one of three Venezuelans playing in NCAA Division I men's basketball, with the others being David Cubillan of the Marquette Golden Eagles and Gregory Echenique of the Creighton Bluejays.

Pantheon has 1 people classified as basketball players born between 1987 and 1987. Of these 1, 1 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living basketball players include Greivis Vásquez.

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