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The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time 

Ranker NCAA Basketball
Updated May 21, 2020 3.6k votes 678 voters 11.1k views 36 items

List Rules Vote up the best basketball players in Crimson Tide history based only on the player's college career.

Alabama basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Alabama Crimson Tide of all-time. This list of Alabama basketball players includes current and former players, along with the seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from University of Alabama men's basketball team history include Reggie King, JaMychal Green, Alonzo Gee, and Jerry Harper. Who is the best Alabama Crimson Tide ever?

In the 2017-18 NCAA Division I men’s basketball season, the Alabama Crimson Tide roster has the starting five: Collin Sexton, Dazon Ingram, John Petty, Donta Hall, and Daniel Giddens.

Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Alabama basketball players in Crimson Tide history. Feel free to add any Crimson Tide freshmen, NBA rookies, or Alabama alumni missing from the list.

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Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from Maryland, United States of America

Age: 49

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers

Crimson Tide career: 1988-1992

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Collin Sexton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
BamaFan11 added

Number: 2

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers

Crimson Tide career: 2017-2018

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Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard and Small forward from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Age: 49

Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks

Crimson Tide career: 1990-1992

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Gerald Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Small forward and Power forward from Sylacauga, Alabama

Age: 37

Number: 45

Teams: Charlotte Bobcats, Sacramento Kings

Crimson Tide career: 2000-2001

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Mo Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard from Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Age: 37

Number: 5

Teams: Utah Jazz, Milwaukee Bucks

Crimson Tide career: 2001–2003

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Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
James White0 added Power forward and Center from Quitman, Mississippi

Age: 45

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks

Crimson Tide career: 1993-1995

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7
Derrick McKey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from Meridian, Mississippi, United States of America

Age: 53

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics

Crimson Tide career: 1984–1987

8
Reggie King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Birmingham, Alabama

Age: 62

Teams: Kansas City Kings, Seattle Supersonics

Crimson Tide career: 1975–1979

9
JaMychal Green is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America

Age: 29

Number: 4

Teams: Los Angeles Clippers

Crimson Tide career: 2008–2012

10
Leon Douglas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Leon Douglas Center from Leighton, Alabama

Age: 65

Teams: Kansas City Kings, Detroit Pistons

Crimson Tide career: 1972–1976

11
T. R. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 64

Teams: Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

Crimson Tide career: 1973–1977

12
James Robinson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
James Robinson

Age: 49

Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers

Crimson Tide career: 1990–1993

13
Ennis Whatley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 57

Teams: Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Clippers, + more

Crimson Tide career: 1981–1983

14
Alonzo Gee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Riviera Beach, Florida

Age: 32

Number: 33

Crimson Tide career: 2005–2009

15
Wendell Hudson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Wendell Hudson

Crimson Tide career: 1969–1973

16
Ronald Steele is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Ronald Steele

Age: 33

Crimson Tide career: 2004–2009

17
Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Eddie Phillips Power forward from Birmingham, Alabama

Age: 58

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Crimson Tide career: 1978–1982

18
Kira Lewis Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
randylahey added Kira Lewis Jr.
19
John Petty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
John Petty

Crimson Tide career: 2017 - present

20
Trevor Releford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time

Age: 24

Number: 12

Crimson Tide career: 2010-2014

21
Erwin Dudley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Uniontown, Alabama

Age: 38

Crimson Tide career: 1999–2003

22
Roy Rogers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Roy Rogers Power forward from Linden, Alabama

Age: 46

Teams: Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Vancouver Grizzlies, Denver Nuggets

Crimson Tide career: 1992-1996

23
Herbert Jones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
randylahey added Herbert Jones
24
Richard Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward from Decatur, Alabama

Age: 35

Number: 5

Crimson Tide career: 2005–2008

25
Jaden Shackelford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Alabama Basketball Players of All Time
Jaden Shackelford

Crimson Tide career: 2019-present