- A record six international players were named to the 2019-20 All-NBA Team: Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks; Greece; ties to Nigeria; All-NBA First Team); Luka Dončić (Mavericks; Slovenia; All-NBA First Team); Nikola Jokić (Nuggets; Serbia; All-NBA Second Team); Siakam (All-NBA Second Team); Rudy Gobert (Jazz; France; All-NBA Third Team); and Ben Simmons (76ers; Australia; All-NBA Third Team).
- There are 13 international players on opening-night rosters who have been NBA All-Stars: Giannis Antetokounmpo (Bucks; Greece), Luka Dončić (Mavericks; Slovenia), Goran Dragić (Miami Heat; Slovenia), Joel Embiid (Sixers; Cameroon), Marc Gasol (Lakers; Spain), Rudy Gobert (Jazz; France), Al Horford (Oklahoma City Thunder; Dominican Republic), Nikola Jokić (Nuggets; Serbia), Kristaps Porzingis (Mavericks; Latvia), Domantas Sabonis (Pacers; Lithuania), Pascual Siakam (Raptors; Cameroon), Ben Simmons (Sixers; Australia) and Nikola Vučević (Orlando Magic; Montenegro).
- As part of the NBA.com 2020-2021 GM Survey, Antetokounmpo and Dončić were voted the No. 1 and No. 2 players most likely to win 2020-21 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player (32% and 21% of votes, respectively), and tied for the No. 1 player with whom general managers would most want to start a franchise (43% of votes each). For the second straight season, Jokić was voted the best center in the NBA (50% of votes).
- For the seventh consecutive year, Canada (17 players) is the most-represented country outside of the U.S., followed by France (nine players), Australia (eight players), Serbia, and Germany (six players each).