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The Greatest Clemson Basketball Players of All Time

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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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  • Horace Grant
    1
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 57
    • Teams: Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics, Chicago Bulls

    Clemson career: 1983–1987

  • Larry Nance
    2
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 63
    • Teams: Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers

    Clemson career: 1977–1981

  • Elden Campbell
    3
    • Age: 54
    • Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics, New Orleans Pelicans

    Clemson career: 1986–1990

  • Dale Davis
    4
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 53
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers, Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

    Clemson career: 1987–1991

  • Tree Rollins
    5
    • Age: 67
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons

    Clemson career: 1973–1977

  • Trevor Booker
    6
    Power forward
    • Age: 34
    • Number: 35

    Clemson career: 2006–2010

  • Greg Buckner
    7
    Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Age: 45
    • Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets

    Clemson career: 1994–1998

  • Clemson career: 1995–1999

  • Jaron Blossomgame
    9

    Jaron Blossomgame

    Clemson career: 2013–2017

  • K. J. McDaniels
    10
    • Age: 29

    Clemson career: 2011–2014

  • Skip Wise
    11

    Clemson career: 1974–1975

  • Harold Jamison
    12
    Power forward
    • Age: 45
    • Teams: Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers

    Clemson career: 1995–1999

  • Sharone Wright
    13
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 49
    • Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors

    Clemson career: 1991–1994

  • Clemson career: 1991–1993

  • Harvey Grant
    15
    Power forward
    • Age: 56
    • Teams: Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers

    Clemson career: 1984–1985

  • Will Solomon
    16
    Point guard, Shooting guard
    • Age: 43
    • Teams: Memphis Grizzlies

    Clemson career: 1998–2001

  • Vincent Hamilton
    17

    Vincent Hamilton

    Guard
    • Number: 15
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers, LaCrosse Catbirds, USA Basketball, Memphis Rockers, LaCrosse Bobcats

    Clemson career: 1980-1985

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

  • Clemson career: 2007–2011

  • K. C. Rivers
    19
    Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Age: 35
    • Number: 1

    Clemson career: 2005–2009

  • Banks McFadden
    20

    Banks McFadden

    Clemson career: 1938-1939

  • Billy Williams
    21
    Shooting guard
    • Age: 63

    Clemson career: 1977–1980

  • Mitchell Wiggins
    22
    Shooting guard
    • Age: 62
    • Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls

    Clemson career: 1979–1980

  • James Mays
    23
    Forward, Power forward
    • Age: 36

    Clemson career: 2004–2008

  • Clemson career: 1991–1995

  • Stan Rome
    25

    Stan Rome

    Clemson career: 1978-1979