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The Greatest Duke Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 4, 2020 44.5k votes 4.6k voters 59.3k views76 items

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Many colleges have long traditions of NCAA basketball that breed great talent for the NBA. When thinking of some of the best college basketball players of all time, the Duke Blue Devils are one of the best. Here is a list of the best Duke Blue Devils of all time! Take a look at our list of Duke Blue Devils basketball players and vote for your favorites!

From famous all time Duke greats like Christian Laettner and Grant Hill, to other lesser known players, this a great list of the top Duke Blue Devils basketball players. So, take a look at these great Duke Blue Devils and vote up the ones you like the best!

Who are the greatest Duke Blue Devils of all time? The best basketball players in Duke history? Be sure to vote up your favorites!

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  • Grant Hill1
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    Grant Hill

    Small forward

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamPhoenix Suns

    1990 - 1994

    NCAA Champion (1991, 1992)

  • Christian Laettner2
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    Christian Laettner

    Power forward, Center

    BirthplaceAngola, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    1988 - 1992

    NCAA Champion (1991, 1992)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1991)

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  • J. J. Redick3
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    J. J. Redick

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    BirthplaceCookeville, Tennessee

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamNew Orleans Pelicans

    2002 - 2006

    Jonathan Clay "JJ" Redick (born June 24, 1984) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Zion Williamson4
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    595

    Zion Williamson

    Small forward, Power forward

    BirthplaceSalisbury, North Carolina, USA

    NationalityUSA

    TeamNew Orleans Pelicans

    2018 - 2019

    Zion Lateef Williamson (born July 6, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Jay Williams5
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    444

    Jay Williams

    Point guard

    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    1999 - 2002

    NCAA Champion (2001)

  • Shane Battier6
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    456

    Shane Battier

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Michigan

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamMiami Heat

    1997 - 2001

    NCAA Champion (2001)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2001)

  • Jayson Tatum7
    1,312
    588

    Jayson Tatum

    Small forward

    TeamBoston Celtics

    2016 - 2017

    Jayson Christopher Tatum (born March 3, 1998) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Bobby Hurley8
    971
    456

    Bobby Hurley

    Point guard

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    1989 - 1993

    NCAA Champion (1991, 1992)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1992)

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  • Johnny Dawkins9
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    281

    Johnny Dawkins

    Point guard

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    NationalityUnited States of America

    1982 - 1986

    Johnny Earl Dawkins Jr. (born September 28, 1963) is an American basketball coach and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Elton Brand10
    725
    335

    Elton Brand

    Power forward, Center

    BirthplaceCortlandt, Cortlandt Manor, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamPhiladelphia 76ers

    1997 - 1999

    Elton Tyron Brand (born March 11, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Kyrie Irving11
    2,086
    1,066

    Kyrie Irving

    Point guard

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    NationalityUnited States of America, Australia

    TeamBrooklyn Nets

    2010 - 2011

    Kyrie Andrew Irving (; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Carlos Boozer12
    617
    306

    Carlos Boozer

    Power forward

    BirthplaceAschaffenburg, Germany

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamChicago Bulls

    1999 - 2002

    NCAA Champion (2001)

  • RJ Barret13
    743
    349

    RJ Barret

    Shooting guard

    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    TeamNew York Knicks

    2018 - 2019

    Rowan Alexander "RJ" Barrett Jr. (born June 14, 2000) is a Canadian professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Brandon Ingram14
    771
    401

    Brandon Ingram

    Small forward

    BirthplaceKinston, North Carolina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamNew Orleans Pelicans

    2015 - 2016

    Brandon Xavier Ingram (born September 2, 1997) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Marvin Bagley III15
    802
    441

    Marvin Bagley III

    Power forward

    TeamSacramento Kings

    2017 - 2018

    Marvin Bagley III (born March 14, 1999) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Mike Dunleavy, Jr.16
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    256

    Mike Dunleavy, Jr.

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamMilwaukee Bucks

    1999 - 2002

    NCAA Champion (2001)

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  • Justise Winslow17
    442
    223

    Justise Winslow

    Small forward / Point guard

    TeamMiami Heat

    Justise Jon Winslow (born March 26, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Danny Ferry18
    443
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    Danny Ferry

    Small forward, Power forward

    BirthplaceHyattsville, Maryland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    1985 - 1989

    Daniel John Willard Ferry (born October 17, 1966) is an American retired professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Jahlil Okafor19
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    351

    BirthplaceFort Smith, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamNew Orleans Pelicans

    2014 - 2015

    NCAA Champion (2015)

  • Luol Deng20
    472
    276

    Luol Deng

    Small forward

    BirthplaceWau, South Sudan

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    TeamMinnesota Timberwolves

    2003 - 2004

    Luol Ajou Deng (born 16 April 1985) is a British professional basketball player who last... more on Wikipedia

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  • Grayson Allen21
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    Grayson Allen

    Shooting guard

    TeamMemphis Grizzlies

    2014 - 2018

    NCAA Champion (2015)

  • Kyle Singler22
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    Kyle Singler

    Small forward, Forward

    BirthplaceMedford, Oregon, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    2007 - 2011

    NCAA Champion (2010)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2010)

  • Jabari Parker23
    603
    379

    Jabari Parker

    Power forward, Small forward

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    TeamAtlanta Hawks

    2013 - 2014

    Jabari Ali Parker (born March 15, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Tyus Jones24
    356
    180

    Tyus Jones

    Point guard

    BirthplaceBurnsville, Minnesota, USA

    NationalityUSA

    TeamMinnesota Timberwolves

    2014 - 2015

    NCAA Champion (2015)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2015)

  • Quinn Cook25
    317
    171

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    NationalityUnited States of America

    TeamLos Angeles Lakers

    Quinn Alexander Cook (born March 23, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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