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Which state has the most high school alumni playing in the NBA Finals?

The co-leaders include one state you'd probably expect and one you probably wouldn't.
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It'll be West Coast vs. East Coast in this year's NBA Finals, as the Golden State Warriors take on the Boston Celtics starting Thursday.

The well-rested Warriors watched the Celtics knock out the Heat on Sunday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

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All but two of the rostered Warriors and Celtics played high school basketball in the U.S., and we broke them down by state. The Celtics' Daniel Theis (Germany) and the Warriors' Nemanja Bjelica (Serbia) are the only two who didn't.

Celtics coach Ime Udoka has Nigerian citizenship, but it's Warriors coach Steve Kerr who has an international tinge to his high school career. 

Kerr started high school in Egypt and Lebanon before graduating from Palisades High School (now Palisades Charter) in California.

Udoka was born in Portland, Oregon, and went to Jefferson High School.

State-by-state breakdown of the NBA Finals rosters


Malik Fitts (Damien High School), Celtics

Klay Thompson (Santa Margarita Catholic High School), Warriors

Juan Toscano-Anderson (Castro Valley High School), Warriors


Derrick White (Legend High School), Celtics


Moses Moody (Montverde Academy), Warriors


Jaylen Brown (Wheeler High School), Celtics


Daniel Theis, Celtics


Andre Iguodala (Lanphier High School), Warriors

Brodric Thomas (Bolingbrook High School), Celtics


Jordan Poole (La Lumiere School), Warriors


Robert Williams III (North Caddo High School), Celtics


Damion Lee (Calvert Hall College High School), Warriors


Nik Stauskas (St. Mark's School), Celtics


Draymond Green (Saginaw High School), Warriors

Al Horford (Grand Ledge High School), Celtics


Quinndary Weatherspoon (Velma Jackson High School), Warriors


Juwan Morgan (Waynesville High School), Celtics

Otto Porter Jr. (Scott County Central High School), Warriors

Jayson Tatum (Chaminade College Prep), Celtics


Gary Payton II (Spring Valley High School), Warriors

New Jersey

Jonathan Kuminga (The Patrick School), Warriors

New York

Matt Ryan (Iona Prep), Celtics

North Carolina

Stephen Curry (Charlotte Christian School), Warriors

Grant Williams (Providence Day), Celtics


Payton Pritchard (West Linn High School), Celtics


Nemanja Bjelica, Warriors

South Carolina

Aaron Nesmith (Porter-Gaud School), Celtics


Chris Chiozza (White Station High School), Warriors

James Wiseman (Memphis East High School), Warriors


Luke Kornet (Liberty Christian School), Celtics

Marcus Smart (Marcus High School), Celtics

West Virginia

Andrew Wiggins (Huntington Prep), Warriors


Sam Hauser (Stevens Point Area Senior High School), Celtics

Kevon Looney (Alexander Hamilton High School), Warriors