New York is a massive state and home to many professional sports teams and amazing athletes.

A new ranking of the top athletes in New York State contains a couple of NFL players. Now you won't see Jets or Giants players on this list since they play their home games in New Jersey. The only NFL players on this list are from the Buffalo Bills, the only professional football team to play in the state of New York.

Athletes on this list range from NBA basketball players, NFL players, Major League Baseball players, and NHL players.

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At number one on the list is NBA star, Kevin Durant. Durant currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets He won an NBA MVP in 2013-14 season while he played for the Oklahoma Thunder. Durant signed with the Nets in 2019.

Second, on the list is Josh Allen the quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. Allen was drafted 7th overall in the 2018 NFL draft. Allen currently holds the NFL record for the highest passer rating in an NFL playoff game with 149.0.

The other Buffalo Bills player to land on the top 10 list is Stefon Diggs. Diggs who recently signed a four-year extension with the Buffalo Bills last week is currently 8th on the list of Top 10 Athletes in New York. Diggs who was drafted in the 5th round by the Minnesota Vikings joined the Buffalo Bills via trade in 2020. In his two seasons with the Buffalo Bills, Diggs has caught 230 passes for 2760 yards and 18 touchdowns.

Check out the list of the Top 10 Athletes in New York.

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