10. Nazr Mohammed
The city of Chicago is proud to call former NBA star Nazr Mohammed one of its own.
The big man made his NBA debut in February of 1999. Mohammed’s professional playing career included stints with the Philadelphia 76ers, New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, San Antonio Spurs, Detroit Pistons, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Mohammed’s time with the Spurs proved to be the most fruitful, getting the opportunity to play alongside the likes of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Emanuel “Manu” Ginobili and more. Still, he proved to be a capable veteran presence making the most of his time on and off the court during each stop in his NBA journey.
Among Mohammed’s most esteemed accolades include winning an NBA championship title, ranking among the top 20 in total rebound percentage for three seasons and ranking among the top 20 in games played for two seasons.
Mohammed was born in Chicago. He attended high school at Kenwood Academy High School in Chicago and went to college at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.
Mohammed has a 0% chance of getting inducted as a player into the Hall of Fame.
Currently, Mohammed is a front office staff member for the Oklahoma City Thunder. It is there he works as both a scout and an adviser for the organization.