February is a month of love and new beginnings, but for the NBA, it’s also a month of birthdays.
In fact, the month of February has produced some of the most celebrated and accomplished players in NBA history.
In this article, we will take a closer look at NBA players born in February and explore their impact on the sport of basketball.
NBA Players Born In February
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is home to some of the world’s most skilled and talented basketball players. These athletes come from all over the world, but did you know that many of them were born in the same month, February?
Let’s have a look at NBA players who were born in the month of February.
1. Drew Eubanks
Weight: 111 kg
Born: February 1, 1997, Mississippi, U.S.
Drew Eubanks is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The 6’10” basketball star made his NBA debut on October 20, 2018, in which he scored two points while playing for three and a half minutes.
A power forward from the Oregon State Beavers, Drew Eubanks signed with the San Antonio Spurs in the 2018.
He played for them for years from 2018-2022 before signing with the Portland Trail Blazers on February 22, 2022.
2. Charlie Brown Jr.
Weight: 90 kg
Born: February 2, 1997, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Charlie Brown Jr. is a Brazilian professional basketball player for the Delaware Blue Coats of the National Basketball Association (NBA) G League.
He started playing basketball when he was 5 years old and continues to play today. He played college basketball for the Saint Joseph’s Hawks.
Charlie’s father, Charlie Brown Sr., was also a basketball player who played college basketball at North Carolina A&T.
Charlies has played for various teams, including Atlanta Hawks, Iowa Wolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Delaware Blue Coats, Dallas Mavericks, and Philadelphia 76ers.
3. Isaiah Roby
Weight: 104 kg
Born: February 3, 1998, Dixon, Illinois, U.S.
Isaiah Roby currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Roby declared for the 2019 NBA Draft without hiring an agent on March 30, 2019.
He was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 45th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Roby has also played for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
ESPN rated Roby as a three-star recruit, while Rivals rated him as a four-star recruit.
Roby’s career-high is 30 points, alongside eight rebounds, four assists, and two steals.
4. Tre Mann
Weight: 81 kg
Born: February 3, 2001, Florida, U.S
Mann played school basketball for The Villages Charter Schools and college basketball for the Florida Gators.
The Oklahoma City Thunder selected him with the 18th pick in the 2021 NBA draft.
Mann was named Daily Commercial All-Area Player of the Year for his senior year after averaging 23.6 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.
Mann was rated a four-star recruit by ESPN and a five-star recruit by 247Sports.
He has played in one NBA game so far, but he is a promising young player who could have a bright future in the league.
5. Malik Monk
Weight: 91 kg
Born: February 4, 1998, Arkansas, U.S
Malik Monk is a shooting guard for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball at Kentucky. In his senior year, he averaged 28.6 points per game.
Monk was drafted by the Hornets with the 11th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
His career achievements include:
- Consensus second-team All-American (2017)
- SEC Player of the Year (2017)
- SEC Freshman of The Year (2017)
- SEC All-Freshman Team (2017)
- Mr. Basketball of Arkansas (2016)
Malik Monk is known for his amazing shooting ability, but that’s only one of his many skills. He also rebounds well, plays defense, and runs fast breaks. This young star has so much potential, and if he continues to improve and work hard, he will become one of the best shooters ever!
6. Terrence Ross
Weight: 93 kg
Born: February 5, 1991 Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Born on February 5, 1991, this Canadian professional basketball player has been an active member of the NBA since 2012.
The 6’7″ forward is currently playing for the Phoenix Suns.
He has also played for the Toronto Raptors from 2012 to 2017 and for Orlando Magic from 2017 to 2023.
In his career so far, he has won one NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion(in 2013) and been named First-team All-Pac-12 (2012).
With skills like his inbounding ability, court vision, and ball handling skills—not to mention his impressive vertical leap—there’s no doubt this rising star will have many more successes coming his way!
7. Kevon Looney
Weight: 101 kg
Born: February 6, 1996, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Kevon Looney was born on February 18, 1996, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a power forward for the Golden State Warriors. He played college basketball at UCLA and was drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft.
Looney won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors in 2017, 2018, and 2022.
His achievements include being named Second-team All-Pac-12 in (2015), Pac-12 All-Freshman team (2015), McDonald’s All-American (2014), First-team Parade All-American (2014), and Wisconsin Mr. Basketball (2014).
Looney is known for his defensive prowess. If you’re looking for someone who can guard two different positions on any given night, Kevon Looney should be your guy!
8. R.J Hampton
Weight: 79 kg
Born: February 7, 2001, Dallas, Texas, U.S.
R.J. Hampton is a professional basketball player who has played for the New Zealand Breakers and the Denver Nuggets, as well as for the Orlando Magic.
Hampton is a 6 ‘4 guard who can shoot from long distances and play defense at a high level.
In 2015, as a freshman for the UCLA Bruins, he earned Pac-12 second-team all-conference honors.
Hampton was rated as one of the top six players in the 2019 recruiting class and received a consensus five-star rating.
In Little Elm, Texas, he was a five-star recruit for Little Elm High School. The Milwaukee Bucks selected him with the 24th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
Hampton won gold with the United States national under-16 team at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship.
He averaged nine points, 2.6 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per game in five games.
At the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup, he won another gold medal with the national under-17 team but was limited to only two games due to a foot injury.
9. Klay Thompson
Weight: 100 kg
Born: February 8, 1990, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Klay Thompson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita and played college basketball for Washington State University before being drafted by the Golden State Warriors as the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
He has won four NBA Championships with the Warriors and was named to the NBA All-Star five times.
Klay’s achievements include:
- 4× NBA champion (2015, 2017, 2018, 2022)
- 5× NBA All-Star (2015–2019)
- NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2019)
- NBA Three-Point Contest champion (2016)
- 2× All-NBA Third Team (2015, 2016)
- NBA All-Rookie First Team (2012)
- 2× First-team All-Pac-10 (2010, 2011)
10. Rui Hachimura
Weight: 104 kg
Born: February 8, 1998, Toyama, Japan
Rui Hachimura is a Japanese basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers.
He is currently 25 years old and plays in the position of power forward and small forward.
Hachimura went to college at Gonzaga University and was drafted in the 2019 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards.
He played for the Wizards from 2019 till 2023 until he was traded to Los Angeles Lakers on January 23, 2023.
Hachimura is known for his versatility on the court, as evidenced by his ability to play both power forward and small forward positions.
His career achievements include being named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020, Consensus first-team All-American in 2019, WCC Player of the Year in 2019, and First-team All-WCC twice in 2018 and 2019. Hachimura also won the Julius Erving Award in 2019, which is given to the top men’s collegiate small forward.
11. Tyrese Haliburton
Weight: 84 kg
Born: February 29, 2000, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Tyrese Haliburton is an American basketball player for the Indiana Pacers.
Haliburton is known for his great athleticism and ability to run fast. He is also skilled at scoring from long distances.
Haliburton started playing basketball at a young age and quickly became one of the best players in his area.
He played for the Sacramento Kings from 2020 to 2022, and on February 8, 2022, Haliburton was traded to the Indiana Pacers.
Haliburton’s career highlights include being named an All-Star in 2023 and winning Rookie of the Year in 2021.
12. Luka Doncic
Weight: 104 kg
Born: February 28, 1999, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Born on February 28, 1999, in Slovenia, Luka Doncic is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks.
Luka Doncic is a player who has been on the NBA scene since he was a teenager, so it’s no surprise that he’s got some experience with the big leagues.
He has been playing professionally since 2015, but he started his basketball career at the age of 12 when he joined Real Madrid’s youth ranks.
Doncic is the youngest player to be selected first overall in the NBA draft in over 20 years, and he subsequently became the youngest player to ever win the EuroLeague MVP award.
He is known for his amazing handles, passing ability, and ball-handling skills. At only 23 years old, he has many more years ahead of him as one of the best players in the league!
Doncic has been named NBA rookie of the year in 2019, Liga ACB MVP in 2018, and Slovenian Sportsman of the Year in 2018
13. Cassius Winston
Weight: 84 kg
Born: February 28, 1998, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Cassius Winston is a 6’1″ point guard for the Bayern Munich of the German Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) and the EuroLeague.
In his senior year at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy, he was named Mr. Basketball of Michigan after leading his team to an MHSAA Class A State Championship.
In his freshman year at Michigan State University, Wintson averaged 6.7 points and 5.2 assists per game.
From the moment Winston stepped on campus as a freshman, he was one of the best players in the conference, and eventually became a consensus All-American in his final season.
In addition to being an elite player on both ends of the floor, Winston has an excellent handle and great court vision, allowing him to create for others as well as himself. He is also capable of knocking down shots from beyond the arc with consistency, making him an ideal fit for any team looking for a scoring point guard with playmaking skills.
Winston’s achievements include being named Mr. Basketball of Michigan in 2016, Big Ten Player Of The Year in 2019, and Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player (MOP) in 2019,
14. Alex Caruso
Weight: 84 kg
Born: February 28, 1994, Texas, U.S.
Alex Caruso is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Caruso has also played for the Oklahoma City Blue and Los Angeles Lakers.
His career started off with the Texas A&M Aggies, where he played college basketball.
Caruso’s career accomplishments include being named to the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2013, being named to the SEC All-Defensive Team in 2015, Second Team All-SEC in 2016, Second-team All-NBA G League in 2018, and NBA champion in 2020
15. David Johnson
Weight: 93 kg
Born: February 26, 2001, Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
David Johnson is a professional basketball player who plays for the Raptors 905 of the NBA G League.
Johnson attended Trinity High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where he grew up. Johnson was named third-team All-State as a sophomore after averaging 10.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.
As a junior, he was named first-team All-State after averaging 13.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.2 assists per game.
Johnson was named First Team All-State and Player of the Year by the Lexington Herald-Leader as a senior, averaging 16.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, and four assists per game.
He was named the Kentucky Sweet 16 state tournament MVP after tallying 22 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, and four blocked shots in the state championship game.
The Toronto Raptors selected Johnson with the 47th pick in the second round of the 2021 NBA draft.
16. Vernon Carey Jr.
Weight: 122 kg
Born: February 25, 2001, Miami, Florida, U.S.
Carey Jr. is from the United States and attended the University School of Nova Southeastern University, where he played basketball from 2015 to 2019.
He is the son of former NBA player Vernon Carey Sr. who is the current assistant football coach at Miami Northwestern High School, Vernon Carey Sr.
He’s known for his career as a power forward/center who has played for the Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards.
He was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in 2020, but he was then traded to the Washington Wizards in 2022.
Carey Jr. has earned various honors throughout his career, including ACC Rookie of the Year (2020) and NABC Freshman of the Year (2020), as well as being named Florida Mr. Basketball twice (2018, 2019).
17. Trevelin Queen
Weight: 86 kg
Born: February 25, 1997, Maryland, U.S.
Trevelin Queen is a professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He is a shooting guard and has played college basketball for the New Mexico State Aggies, where he was named to the Second Team All-WAC.
Queen has also played for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Houston Rockets.
His career achievements include being named the NBA G League Finals MVP (2022), NBA G League Most Valuable Player (2022), Second-team All-WAC (2020), and WAC tournament MVP (2019).
18. Fred VanVleet
Weight: 89 kg
Born: February 25, 1994, Rockford, Illinois, U.S.
Fred VanVleet is a 28-year-old guard who plays for the Toronto Raptors.
Fred has played college basketball for Wichita State University and was selected in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors.
VanVleet is a point guard who can shoot the ball well from behind the arc. He is also known for his exceptional ball-handling skills and ability to drive into the lane with ease.
VanVleet has also won numerous awards, including being named NBA champion in 2019, NBA All-Star in 2022, NBA D-League champion in 2017, and MVC Player of the Year in 2014 and 2016.
19. Jamal Murray
Weight: 98 kg
Born: February 23, 1997, Ontario, Canada
Jamal Murray is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association.
He was selected by the Nuggets with the 7th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.
At 6’4″, Jamal has played as a point guard during his career with the Nuggets. He began playing college basketball in 2015 and became a star at the University of Kentucky before being drafted by the Nuggets in 2016.
Since then, he has gone on to win multiple awards, including NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2017, First-team All-SEC in 2016, SEC All-Freshman Team in 2016, Third-team All-American – AP (2016), and BioSteel All-Canadian MVP (2015).
20. D’Angelo Russell
Weight: 88 kg
Born: February 23, 1997, Kentucky, U.S.
D’Angelo Russell is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was drafted second overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2015 NBA draft.
Russell is currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and has played for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, and Brooklyn Nets.
He has won many awards throughout his professional basketball career, including being named to the First-Team All-Big Ten in 2015, winning a Big Ten Freshman of the Year award in 2015, Jerry West Award in 2015, and NBA All-Star in 2019.
21. Jalen Green
Weight: 84 kg
Born: February 9, 2002, Merced, California, U.S.
Jalen Green is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets.
The Houston Rockets selected Green with the second overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft.
Green has some serious skills on the court. He plays with a lot of energy, and he also has an excellent handle on the ball and is able to make quick decisions when he’s out on the court.
He was the top shooting guard in the 2020 class, receiving a unanimous five-star rating from recruiting analysts.
Green has three junior gold medals with the United States and was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup.
22. Paul Millsap
Weight: 117 kg
Born: February 10, 1985, Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.
Paul Millsap is a shooting guard for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was drafted by the Utah Jazz in 2006 as a 147th pick and is one of their key players on the team.
After playing with Utah for seven years (2006-2013), he signed with the Atlanta Hawks and played there until 2017, when he signed a three-year contract with the Denver Nuggets and played there till 2021.
His playing style is characterized by his athleticism and strength; he is known for being able to make difficult plays look easy through sheer force of will.
Paul’s achievements include being named Louisiana Mr. Basketball in 2003, NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2007, and NCAA rebounding leader in 2004, 2005, and 2006.
23. Bobby Portis
Weight: 113 kg
Born: February 10, 1995, Little Rocks, Arkansas, U.S.
A native of Arkansas and a product of Little Rock Central High School, Bobby Portis is a forward for the Chicago Bulls, who was drafted in 2015 by the team.
Portis played college basketball at Arkansas and was drafted 22nd overall by the Bulls in 2015.
He has since played for multiple teams, including the Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, and Milwaukee Bucks.
Portis is a versatile player who can play both small and power forward. He also has a good shot from outside and is an excellent rebounder.
Portis’s achievements include being named Arkansas Mr. Basketball in 2013, SEC All-Freshman team in 2014, SEC Player of the Year in 2015, and NBA champion in 2021.
24. Sterling Brown
Weight: 99 kg
Born: February 10, 1995 Maywood, Illinois, U.S.
He’s a 6’5″ guard who played at Southern Methodist University before being drafted 46th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2017.
He’s currently with the Raptors 905.
Brown is known for his elite athleticism on both ends of the court and his ability to guard multiple positions.
His tall frame allows him to keep up with almost any player on the court, and his length allows him to contest shots from players that are much taller than himself.
25. Josh Jackson
Weight: 94 kg
Born: February 10, 1997, in San Diego, California
Josh Jackson is an American professional basketball player for the Stockton Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball for the University of Kansas, where he was a standout on the team.
After being drafted fourth overall by the Phoenix Suns, Jackson was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2018.
He has also played for other teams, including the Memphis Grizzlies, Detroit Pistons, and Sacramento King.
Jackson is known for his ability to defend multiple positions, handle the ball, and shoot with a range from anywhere on the court.
His achievements included being named to Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2017, McDonald’s All-American Co-MVP in 2016, Second-team All-American – SN in 2017, and NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2018.
26. Ben McLemore
Weight: 88 kg
Born: February 11, 1993, St. Louis, Missouri
Ben McLemore is a shooting guard for the Shandong Hi-Speed Kirin of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college ball at Kansas University from 2011 to 2013 and was selected 7th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. In 2017, he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies before joining the Houston Rockets in 2019.
McLemore’s height (6’3″) makes it easy for him to shoot over defenders without having to move much at all.
He has been known as a shooter throughout his career, although he has improved his defense significantly since entering the NBA.
27. Nassir Little
Weight: 100 kg
Born: February 11, 2000, Florida, U.S.
Nassir Little is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He is an athletic small forward at 6 feet 5 inches tall and 100 kg.
Nassir attended the University of North Carolina where he played for their basketball team.
He was selected 25th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers.
His playing style involves some excellent dribbling skills and great speed on the court with quickness off the court which helps him get past defenders easily, giving him an advantage over them as well as making him one of the best players in the league today.
Nassir’s achievements include being named the McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic MVPs in 2018.
28. Daishen Nix
Weight: 103 kg
Born: February 13, 2002, Alaska, U.S.
Daishen Nix is a point guard for the Houston Rockets.
He was a basketball player at Mears Middle School in Anchorage. Nix participated in sports for the Trinity International School team in high school.
He finished his junior season as the NCSAA Player of the Year and the all-time leader in points, rebounds, and assists for his team.
29. Derrick Jones Jr.
Weight: 95 kg
Born: February 15, 1997, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Derrick Labrent Jones Jr. is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Jones played college basketball at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).
Jones was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in September 2016 but went undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft. He signed with the Miami Heat in December 2017 and reached the NBA Finals with them in 2020.
In November 2020, he signed with Portland Trail Blazers and was traded to the Bulls in August 2021.
Jones is known for his athleticism and ability to jump high, as well as his defensive skill set.
His achievements include being named the NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion in 2020 and Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball in 2015.
30. Coby White
Weight: 88 kg
Born: February 16, 2000, North Carolina, U.S.
Coby White is a point guard for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball at North Carolina and was drafted 7th overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA draft.
In high school, White was named to the McDonald’s All-American Team,
He played college basketball at North Carolina, where he was named to the ACC All-Freshman team in 2019.
In a game against the Los Angeles Clippers on January 31, 2023, White became the fastest player in Bulls franchise history to make 500 career three-point baskets.
White’s achievements included being named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2020, Second-team All-ACC in 2019, ACC All-Freshman team in 2019, and North Carolina Mr. Basketball in 2018.
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So, there you have it! 30 NBA players who were born in February.
The month of February has produced many talented and successful NBA players over the years.
These players have made significant contributions to the sport of basketball and have achieved great success both on and off the court.
They’re not just big names – they’re big personalities.
We hope that you found this list to be a useful and fun resource!