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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
    1
    Point guard
    • Age: 51
    • Number: 1
    • Teams: Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns

    1991 - 1993

  • Derrick Rose
    2
    Point guard
    • Age: 33
    • Number: 1
    • Teams: New York Knicks

    2007 - 2008

  • Keith Lee
    3
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: 59
    • Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers

    1981 - 1985

  • Larry Finch
    4
    Shooting guard
    • Age: Dec. at 60 (1951-2011)

    1969 - 1973

  • Lorenzen Wright
    5
    Power forward, Center
    • Age: Dec. at 34 (1975-2010)
    • Teams: Atlanta Hawks, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers

    1994 - 1996

  • Elliot Perry
    6
    Point guard
    • Age: 53
    • Teams: Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies

    1987 - 1991

  • Larry Kenon
    7
    Power forward
    • Age: 69
    • Teams: New York Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls

    1972 - 1973

  • Tyreke Evans
    8
    Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Age: 32
    • Number: 13

    2008 - 2009

  • Will Barton
    9
    Shooting guard
    • Age: 31
    • Teams: Washington Wizards

    2010 - 2012

  • Chris Douglas-Roberts
    10
    Shooting guard, Small forward, Forward
    • Age: 35

    2005 - 2008

  • Andre Turner
    11
    Point guard
    • Age: 58
    • Teams: Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Charlotte Hornets

    1982 - 1986

  • Vincent Askew
    12
    Shooting guard, small forward
    • Age: 56
    • Teams: Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trail Blazers, Brooklyn Nets

    1984 - 1987

  • 13

    Precious Achiuwa

    Power forward

      2019–present 

    • David Vaughn III
      14
      Power forward, Center
      • Age: 49
      • Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls

      1991-1995

    • Joey Dorsey
      15
      Power forward, Center
      • Age: 38
      • Number: 9

      2004 - 2008

    • Cedric Henderson
      16
      Power forward, small forward
      • Age: 47
      • Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors

      1993 - 1997

    • 17

      James Wiseman

      Center

        2019–present

      • Baskerville Holmes
        18
        Power forward
        • Age: Dec. at 32 (1964-1997)

        1982-1986

      • 19

        John Gunn

        Center

          1974-1977

        • Rodney Carney
          20
          Small forward
          • Age: 38
          • Teams: Philadelphia 76ers

          2002 - 2006

        • William Bedford
          21
          • Age: 58
          • Teams: Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons

          1983 - 1986

        • Antonio Anderson
          22
          Shooting guard, Small forward
          • Age: 36

          2005 - 2009

        • Dajuan Wagner
          23
          Point guard
          • Age: 39
          • Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors

          2001 - 2002

        • Chris Garner
          24
          Point guard
          • Age: 47
          • Teams: Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors

          1993-1997

        • 25

          Jeremiah Martin

          Point guard

            2015–2019