The National Basketball Association is racist. That's the only explanation for the lack of white players in the L, right? It can't be because white guys can't jump or run.

OK, we jest. The NBA isn't racist (not that way at least). And white guys can jump! (Word to Rex Chapman.) Today is Larry Bird's 55th birthday, and in honor of the Legend's big day, we're giving shine—not too much, skin cancer is a mother!—to him and his fellow melanin-deficient hoop brothers. So from Hondo to Dolph, to Bradley and DeBusschere, here are the Greatest White* Players in NBA History...

*We're confining this list to North Americans with two white parents. So no Jason Kidd and no Dirk Nowitzki.

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