College Basketball The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time  

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List Rules Upvote the best basketball players in Tigers history based only on the player's college career.

Clemson basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Clemson Tigers of all-time. This list of Clemson 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 Clemson University men's basketball team history include Horace Grant, Elden Campbell, Tree Rollins, and K. J. McDaniels. Who is the best Clemson Tiger ever?

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

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Larry Nance is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1977–1981

Larry Donnell Nance is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6 ft 10 in forward from Clemson University, Nance played 13 seasons in the NBA as a member of the Phoenix Suns and ...more
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Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1983–1987

Horace Junior Grant is a retired American basketball player. He attended and played college basketball at Clemson University, before playing professionally in the National Basketball ...more
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48 10
Tree Rollins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1973–1977

Wayne Monte "Tree" Rollins is a retired American professional basketball player who played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, ...more
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Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1986–1990

Elden Jerome Campbell is a retired American professional basketball player who played as a forward and center in the National Basketball Association.
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Dale Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1987–1991

Elliott Lydell "Dale" Davis is an American former professional basketball player who played center and power forward. During his playing days, he was listed at 6'11" and 252 ...more
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Trevor Booker is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

2006–2010

Trevor Booker is a Forward-Center on the Clemson Tigers men's basketball team.
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Vincent Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
great8 added Vincent Hamilton Guard

1980 -1985

The Only Tiger player in history with over 1500 points 600 rebounds and 300 assist.

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26 12
Jaron Blossomgame is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Jaron Blossomgame

2013–2017

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31 17
K. J. McDaniels is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Forward

2011–2014

K. J. McDaniels is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for Clemson ...more
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Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1984–1985

Harvey Grant is a retired American National Basketball Association basketball player. He is the identical twin brother of Horace Grant, also a former NBA player.
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Chris Whitney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1993

Christopher Antoine Whitney is a former American professional basketball player. Whitney was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. A 6'0" point guard from Clemson University, Whitney was selected ...more
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Banks McFadden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Banks McFadden

1938-1939

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Greg Buckner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1994–1998

Gregory Derayle Buckner is an American former professional basketball player who last played for the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Selected in the second round of the 1998 NBA Draft by the ...more
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Sharone Wright is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1991–1994

Sharone Addaryl Wright is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in Macon, Georgia, he played collegiately at Clemson University from 1990 until 1994. Wright was selected 6th ...more
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36 27
DeAndre Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
DeAndre Hopkins

2010-2011

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Jerai Grant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Jerai Grant

2007–2011

Harvey Jerai Grant is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for BK Ventspils of the Latvijas Basketbola līga. He played college basketball for Clemson University.
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Terrell McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Terrell McIntyre

1995–1999

Lance Terrell McIntyre is a retired American professional basketball player. He is 5'9¼" tall and played at the point guard position.
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Harold Jamison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Harold Jamison Power forward

1995–1999

Harold Sherill Jamison is an American professional basketball player. Born in Orangeburg, South Carolina, he is 6'9" and plays the power forward and center positions.
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Skip Wise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1974–1975

Allen Harper "Skip" Wise, Jr. was an American basketball player. Wise was a sensation as a high school player at Dunbar High School in Baltimore, Maryland. In his junior year in 1973, ...more
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19 14
Will Solomon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

1998–2001

William James "Will" Solomon is an American professional basketball player for Shark Antibes of the French League.
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Devin Gray is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

1991–1995

Devin Antoine Gray was an American basketball player. He played parts of three seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets and ...more
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Mitchell Wiggins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Mitchell Wiggins Shooting guard

1979–1980

Mitchell Lee Wiggins is an American retired professional basketball player who played the shooting guard position.
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Billy Williams is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Billy Williams Shooting guard

1977–1980

Billy Williams is a retired American basketball player who played one year at Brevard Community College and three years at Clemson University, before being drafted by the Houston Rockets in the ...more
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James Mays is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
James Mays Forward, Power forward

2004–2008

James Mays is a professional basketball player.
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Akin Akingbala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2002–2006

 

Akinlolu Akinayi Akingbala is a Nigerian professional basketball player who last played for SPO Rouen Basket of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for the Clemson University. He is ...more