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The Greatest Kentucky Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 4, 2020 55.3k votes 4.5k voters 62.1k views141 items

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Many colleges have storied traditions of tremendous Men's NCAA basketball programs. When thinking of some of the absolute best of all time, the Kentucky Wildcats have to be on the short list. Here is a list of the best Kentucky Wildcats of all time! The best Kentucky Wildcats in the history of their men's basketball program. Take a look at this list of Kentucky Wildcats basketball players and vote up your favorites!

From all time greats like Brandon Knight to Demarcus Cousins, to other players you might not remember so well, this is a great list of the top Kentucky Wildcats basketball players. So, take a look at these great Kentucky Wildcats and vote up the players that you think are truly some the greatest Kentucky basketball players of all time.

Who are the greatest Kentucky Wildcats? Who do you think are the best Kentucky Wildcats of al time?

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  • Anthony Davis1
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    Anthony Davis

    Power forward, Center

    Age27

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Number3

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

    2011 - 2012

    NCAA Champion (2012)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012)

  • Karl-Anthony Towns2
    1,577
    587

    Karl-Anthony Towns

    Center

    BirthplaceEdison, NJ

    Number32

    TeamsMinnesota Timberwolves

    2014 - 2015

    Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. (born November 15, 1995) is a Dominican-American professional... more on Wikipedia
  • John Wall3
    1,726
    659

    John Wall

    Point guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceRaleigh, North Carolina

    Number2

    TeamsWashington Wizards

    2009 - 2010

    Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Devin Booker4
    1,431
    560

    Devin Booker

    Shooting guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceWhitmire, South Carolina

    Number1

    TeamsPhoenix Suns

    2014 - 2015

    Devin Armani Booker (born October 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • De'aaron Fox5
    1,218
    419

    De'aaron Fox

    Point guard

    TeamsSacramento Kings

    2016 - 2017

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • DeMarcus Cousins6
    1,518
    672

    Age30

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    Number15

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

    2009 - 2010

     

  • Jamal Mashburn7
    1,191
    510

    Jamal Mashburn

    Small forward

    Age47

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, Miami Heat

    1990 - 1993

    Jamal Mashburn (born November 29, 1972) is a retired American professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • Rajon Rondo8
    1,254
    559

    Rajon Rondo

    Point guard

    Age34

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Number9

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers

    2004 - 2006

    Rajon Pierre Rondo (born February 22, 1986) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jamal Murray9
    916
    351

    Jamal Murray

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age23

    Number27

    TeamsDenver Nuggets

    2015 - 2016

    Jamal Murray (born February 23, 1997) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia

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    #103 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#5 of 76 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

  • Tyler Herro10
    452
    121

    Tyler Herro

    Shooting guard

    Number14

    TeamsMiami Heat

    2018 - present

    Tyler Christopher Herro (born January 20, 2000) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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  • Dan Issel11
    995
    444

    Dan Issel

    Power forward, Center

    Age71

    BirthplaceBatavia, Illinois

    TeamsDenver Nuggets

    1967 - 1970

    Daniel Paul Issel (born October 25, 1948) is an American retired Naismith Memorial Basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Rex Chapman12
    774
    335

    Rex Chapman

    Shooting guard

    Age52

    BirthplaceBowling Green, Kentucky

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat

    1986 - 1988

    Rex Everett Chapman (born October 5, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Antoine Walker13
    772
    324

    Antoine Walker

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age43

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves, Miami Heat

    1994 - 1996

    Antoine Devon Walker (born August 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Bam Adebayo14
    392
    107

    Bam Adebayo

    Power forward, Center

    Number13

    TeamsMiami Heat

    2016 - 2017

    Edrice Femi "Bam" Adebayo (born July 18, 1997) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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    #8 of 102 The Most Likable Players In The NBA Today#10 of 50 The Best NBA Centers Right Now

  • Julius Randle15
    775
    311

    Julius Randle

    Power forward

    Age26

    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Number30

    TeamsNew York Knicks

    2013 - 2014

    Julius Deion Randle (born November 29, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for... more on Wikipedia
  • Tayshaun Prince16
    834
    389

    Tayshaun Prince

    Small forward, Power forward

    Age39

    BirthplaceCompton, California, USA

    Number22

    TeamsDetroit Pistons

    1998 - 2002

    Tayshaun Durell Prince (born February 28, 1980) is an American professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Pat Riley17
    543
    201

    Pat Riley

    1964 - 1967

    Patrick James Riley (born March 20, 1945) is an American professional basketball executive,... more on Wikipedia

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  • P.J. Washington18
    334
    99

    P.J. Washington

    2018 - present

  • Kenny Walker19
    551
    231

    Kenny Walker

    Small forward

    Age55

    BirthplaceRoberta, Georgia

    TeamsWashington Wizards, New York Knicks

    1982 - 1986

    Kenneth Walker (born August 18, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player.... more on Wikipedia
  • Sam Bowie20
    571
    235

    Sam Bowie

    Center

    Age58

    BirthplaceLebanon, Pennsylvania

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers

    1979 - 1984

    Samuel Paul Bowie (born March 17, 1961) is a former American professional basketball player. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander21

    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    Number2

    TeamsOklahoma City Thunder

    2017 - 2018

    Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander (born July 12, 1998) is a Canadian professional basketball... more on Wikipedia
  • Tony Delk22
    596
    274

    Tony Delk

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    Age45

    BirthplaceCovington, Tennessee

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics

    1992 - 1996

    Tony Lorenzo Delk (born January 28, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia
  • Eric Bledsoe23
    818
    381

    Eric Bledsoe

    Point guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Number6

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    2009 - 2010

    Eric Bledsoe (born December 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the... more on Wikipedia
  • Jack Givens24
    440
    199

    Jack Givens

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age63

    BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky

    TeamsAtlanta Hawks

    1974 - 1978

    NCAA Champion (1978)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1978)

  • Patrick Patterson25
    407
    201

    Patrick Patterson

    Power forward, Center

    Age30

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    Number54

    TeamsLos Angeles Clippers

    2007 - 2010

    Patrick Davell Patterson (born March 14, 1989) is an American professional basketball player... more on Wikipedia

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