The  Bucks have the most international players with seven. The Bobcats, Kings and Raptors each feature five international players. Omri Casspi (Israel), Jonas Jerebko (Sweden) and Hasheem Thabeet (Tanzania) are representing their countries for the first time on an NBA roster. France has the strongest representation with a record 10 players.

The following is a complete list of international players on ’09-10 NBA opening night rosters (both active and inactive):

NATIONALITY BIRTHPLACE PLAYER TEAM
Argentina Carlos Delfino Milwaukee Bucks
Luis Scola Houston Rockets
Andres Nocioni Sacramento Kings
Manu Ginobili San Antonio Spurs
Fabricio Oberto Washington Wizards
Australia David  Andersen Houston Rockets
Patrick Mills Portland Trail Blazers
Nathan Jawai Minnesota Timberwolves
Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks
Belgium Belgium Democratic Republic of the Congo DJ Mbenga Los Angeles Lakers
Brazil Anderson Varejao Cleveland Cavaliers
Leandro Barbosa Phoenix Suns
Nene Denver Nuggets
Cameroon Luc Mbah A Moute Milwaukee Bucks
Canada Joel Anthony Miami Heat
Haiti Samuel Dalembert Philadelphia 76ers
Jamaal Magloire Miami Heat
South Africa Steve Nash Phoenix Suns
China Yao Ming Houston Rockets
Yi Jianlian New Jersey Nets
Congo Serge Ibaka Oklahoma City Thunder
Croatia Roko Ukic Milwaukee Bucks
Dominican Republic Francisco Garcia Sacramento Kings
Al Horford Atlanta Hawks
France Alexis Ajinca Charlotte Bobcats
Nicolas Batum Portland TrailBlazers
Guadeloupe Rodrigue Beaubois Dallas Mavericks
Boris Diaw Charlotte Bobcats
Yakhouba Diawara Miami Heat
Ian Mahinmi San Antonio Spurs
Belgium Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs
Johan Petro Denver Nuggets
Guadeloupe Mickael Pietrus Orlando Magic
Martinique Ronny Turiaf Golden State Warriors
Georgia Zaza Pachulia Atlanta Hawks
Germany Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks
Great Britain
Kelenna Azubuike Golden State Warriors
Sudan Luol Deng Chicago Bulls
Pops Mensah-Bonsu Houston Rockets
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Hamed Haddadi Memphis Grizzlies
Israel Omri Casspi Sacramento Kings
Italy Andrea Bargnani Toronto Raptors
Marco Belinelli Toronto Raptors
Danilo Gallinari New York Knicks
Latvia Andris Biedrins Golden State Warriors
Lithuania Zydrunas Ilgauskas Cleveland Cavaliers
Darius Songaila New Orleans Hornets
Mexico Eduardo Najera New Jersey Nets
Netherlands Francisco Elson Milwaukee Bucks
Dan Gadzuric Milwaukee Bucks
New Zealand Sean Marks New Orleans Hornets
Poland Marcin Gortat Orlando Magic
Puerto Rico Carlos Arroyo Miami Heat
Jose Juan Barea Dallas Mavericks
Russia Andrei Kirilenko Utah Jazz
Senegal DeSagana Diop Charlotte Bobcats
Serbia Marko Jaric Memphis Grizzlies
Nenad Krstic Oklahoma City Thunder
Darko Milicic New York Knicks
Montenegro Aleksandar Pavlovic Minnesota Timberwolves
Bosnia-Herzegovina Vladimir Radmanovic Charlotte Bobcats
Croatia Peja Stojakovic New Orleans Hornets
Slovenia Primoz  Brezec Philadelphia 76ers
Goran Dragic Phoenix Suns
Rasho Nesterovic Toronto Raptors
Beno Udrih Sacramento Kings
Sasha Vujacic Los Angeles Lakers
Spain Jose Calderon Toronto Raptors
Rudy Fernandez Portland Trail Blazers
Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies
Pau Gasol Los Angeles Lakers
Sergio Rodriguez Sacramento Kings
St. Vincent and Grenadines Adonal Foyle Orlando Magic
Sweden Jonas  Jerebko Detroit Pistons
Switzerland Thabo Sefolosha Oklahoma City Thunder
Tanzania Hasheem Thabeet Memphis Grizzlies
Turkey Ersan Ilyasova Milwaukee Bucks
Mehmet  Okur Utah Jazz
Hedo Turkoglu Toronto Raptors
Ukraine Kyrylo Fesenko Utah Jazz
Oleksiy Pecherov Minnesota Timberwolves
U.S. Virgin Islands Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs
Raja Bell Charlotte Bobcats