The Greatest Memphis Basketball Players of All Time

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Vote up the best players in the history of the Memphis Tigers Men's Basketball program
There are some schools that just always seem to be competitive in men's basketball. There are always those powerhouse programs. And when thinking of some of the best college basketball programs of all time, the Memphis Tigers have to be on your list. So, here's a list of the best Memphis Tigers of all time! The very best basketball players in Memphis history. In the men's program, that is. Take a look at this list of Memphis Tigers basketball players and vote up your favorites! With all time greats like Derrick Rose and Penny Hardaway, it's clear that many of the top Memphis Tigers basketball players are some of the best basketball players of all time. So take a look at these great Memphis Tigers and vote up the players you think deserve to be on this list. Who would be on your all time Memphis starting five?Who are the greatest Memphis basketball players of all time? The best Memphis Tigers ever?
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  • Penny Hardaway
    Point guard
    539 votes
    • Age: 51
    • Number: 1
    • Teams: Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns

    1991 - 1993

    Anfernee Deon "Penny" Hardaway (born July 18, 1971) is an American college basketball coach for the Memphis Tigers and a former professional player. Hardaway played in the National Basketball ...more
  • Derrick Rose
    Point guard
    480 votes
    • Age: 34
    • Number: 1
    • Teams: New York Knicks

    2007 - 2008

    Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college ...more
  • Keith Lee
    Power forward, Center
    295 votes
    • Age: 60
    • Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers

    1981 - 1985

    Keith Lee may refer to: Keith Lee (American football) (born 1957), American football player Keith Lee (basketball) (born 1962), American basketball player Keith Lee (wrestler) (born 1984), American ...more
  • Larry Finch
    Shooting guard
    169 votes
    • Age: Dec. at 60 (1951-2011)

    1969 - 1973

    Larry O. Finch (February 16, 1951 – April 2, 2011) was a player and coach for the University of Memphis men's basketball team. He is perhaps most famous for leading the Memphis Tigers to the NCAA ...more
  • Larry Kenon
    Power forward
    153 votes
    • Age: 70
    • Teams: New York Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls

    1972 - 1973

    Larry Joe Kenon (born December 13, 1952) is an American former professional basketball player. A 6'9" forward who had a productive career in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the ...more
  • Lorenzen Wright
    Power forward, Center
    200 votes
    • Age: Dec. at 34 (1975-2010)
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers

    1994 - 1996

    Lorenzen Vern-Gagne Wright (November 4, 1975 – July 19, 2010) was an American professional basketball player who played thirteen seasons in the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 7th ...more