Tennessee basketball fans, we’re ranking the best Tennessee Volunteers of all-time. This list of Tennessee basketball players includes current and former players, along with the seasons played with the college. Featuring All-Americans, players in the NBA, and school legends who had their jerseys retired, the top players from University of Tennessee-Knoxville men's basketball team history include Bernard King, Allan Houston, Dale Ellis, and Chris Lofton. Who is the best Tennessee Volunteer ever?
Vote up the ones you think are the greatest Tennessee basketball players in Volunteers history. Feel free to add any Volunteer freshmen, NBA rookies, or Tennessee alumni missing from the list.
Teams: Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks
1974–1977Bernard King (born December 4, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player at the small forward position in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 14 seasons with ...more
Teams: Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks
1989–1993Allan Wade Houston (born April 20, 1971) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1993 to 2005. A shooting guard, ...more
Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Hornets, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets
1979–1983Dale Ellis (born August 6, 1960) is a retired American professional basketball player, who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Teams: Kansas City Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks
1973–1977Ernest Grunfeld (born April 24, 1955) is an American former professional basketball player and former general manager of the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. In college ...more
Teams: Washington Wizards
2015–2019Admiral Schofield (born March 30, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more
1976–1980Reggie Johnson is a basketball player.
Teams: Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls
1983–1987Tony F. White (born February 15, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 6'2" (188 cm) 170 lb (77 kg) guard. He played for three teams in the NBA before ...more
Teams: Philadelphia 76ers
2011–2015Joshua Michael Richardson (born September 15, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
1963-1967George Ronald "Ron" Widby (born March 9, 1945) is a former American football punter in the National Football League (NFL) for the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. He also was a ...more
1999–2003Ronald Sylvester "Ron" Slay is an American professional basketball player who plays for Benfica in the LPB. He was Southeastern Conference player of the year as a senior at Tennessee.
Teams: Utah Jazz
1977–1981James Howard Wood (born May 20, 1959) is a retired American professional basketball player born in Southampton, New York. A 6'7" 235 lb power forward, Wood played college basketball at the ...more
2008–2011Brian Scott "Scotty" Hopson is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League.
2011-2014Jarnell D'Marcus Stokes (born January 7, 1994) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He played ...more
Age: Dec. at 68 (1945-2013)
Teams: Chicago Bulls
1965–1968Thomas F. Boerwinkle (August 23, 1945 – March 26, 2013) was an American National Basketball Association center who spent his entire career with the Chicago Bulls.
Teams: Boston Celtics
1992–1996Steve Ray Hamer (born November 13, 1973) is an American retired professional basketball player. He had a brief National Basketball Association career.
Teams: Atlanta Hawks, St. Louis Hawks
1956–1959Eugene R. "Bumper" Tormohlen (May 12, 1937 – December 27, 2018) was an American professional basketball player and coach. He was born and raised in Holland, Indiana; he attended ...more