How many Basketball Players are white 

In 2023, 17.5% of NBA players were white. In 2021, 16.8% of NBA players were white.  

In the NBA, the racial demographics of players are 

– African American: 70.4% in 2023

– White: 17.5% in 2023

– Latino: 3.1% in 2021

– Asian: 0.4% in 2021

According to racial equality activist Richard Lapchick, the NBA in 2021 was composed of 73.2 percent black players,  

16.8 percent white players, 3.1 percent Latino players of any race, and 0.4 percent Asian players. 

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