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The Greatest Kentucky Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 4, 2020 51.3k votes 4.6k voters 63.6k 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 Davis

    Power forward, Center

    2011 - 2012

    NCAA Champion (2012)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2012)

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    John Wall

    Point guard

    2009 - 2010

    Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball...  more

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    Karl-Anthony Towns

    Center

    2014 - 2015

    Karl-Anthony Towns Jr. (born November 15, 1995) is a Dominican-American professional...  more

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    #27 of 69 All NBA Rookie Of The Year Award Winners, Ranked#43 of 51 The Best Current NBA Free-Throw Shooters

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    Devin Booker

    Shooting guard

    2014 - 2015

    Devin Armani Booker (born October 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
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    De'aaron Fox

    Point guard

    2016 - 2017

    De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the...  more

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    Jamal Mashburn

    Small forward

    1990 - 1993

    Jamal Mashburn (born November 29, 1972) is a retired American professional basketball player....  more
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    2009 - 2010

     

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    Rajon Rondo

    Point guard

    2004 - 2006

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

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    Jamal Murray

    Point guard

    2015 - 2016

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

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    #106 of 175 The Greatest Shooting Guards in NBA History#81 of 96 The Most Overrated Players In The NBA Today

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    Dan Issel

    Power forward, Center

    1967 - 1970

    Daniel Paul Issel (born October 25, 1948) is an American retired Naismith Memorial Basketball...  more

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    #25 of 227 The Greatest Offensive Players in NBA History#73 of 96 The Best Rebounders in NBA History

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    Antoine Walker

    Small forward, Power forward

    1994 - 1996

    Antoine Devon Walker (born August 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball...  more
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    2016 - 2017

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

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    Rex Chapman

    Shooting guard

    1986 - 1988

    Rex Everett Chapman (born October 5, 1967) is a retired American professional basketball...  more

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    Tyler Herro

    Shooting guard

    2018 - present

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

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    #67 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#27 of 75 The Best Current Wing Players in the NBA

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    Julius Randle

    Power forward

    2013 - 2014

    Julius Deion Randle (born November 29, 1994) is an American professional basketball player for...  more

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    #97 of 168 The Greatest Power Forwards in NBA History#174 of 199 The All-Around Best Athletes of 2018

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    Pat Riley

    1964 - 1967

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

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    Tayshaun Prince

    Small forward, Power forward

    1998 - 2002

    Tayshaun Durell Prince (born February 28, 1980) is an American professional basketball...  more

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    Kenny Walker

    Small forward

    1982 - 1986

    Kenneth Walker (born August 18, 1964) is an American former professional basketball player....  more
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    Sam Bowie

    Center

    1979 - 1984

    Samuel Paul Bowie (born March 17, 1961) is a former American professional basketball player. A...  more
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    2017 - 2018

    Shaivonte Aician Gilgeous-Alexander (born July 12, 1998) is a Canadian professional basketball...  more

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    #115 of 150 The Greatest Point Guards in NBA History#20 of 71 The Best Point Guards Currently in the NBA

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    Tony Delk

    Point guard, Shooting guard

    1992 - 1996

    Tony Lorenzo Delk (born January 28, 1974) is an American former professional basketball player...  more
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    Eric Bledsoe

    Point guard

    2009 - 2010

    Eric Bledsoe (born December 9, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the New...  more

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    P.J. Washington

    2018 - present

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    Jack Givens

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    1974 - 1978

    NCAA Champion (1978)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1978)

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    Patrick Patterson

    Power forward, Center

    2007 - 2010

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

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