Toppa Top 10: Ten NBA Ballers From The Caribbean

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December 13, 2011

6. Charlie Villanueva (Dominican Republic)

Another product of Queens, Detroit Pistons forward Charlie Villanuva lobbied the International Basketball Federation in 2009 to be allowed to represent the Dominican Republic in international play, after previously repping the USA. Villanueva, who suffers from the skin disease alopecia areata, received the Community Assist Award from the NBA for his work as spokesman for the NAAF National Alopecia Areata Foundation.