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The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time  

Ranker NCAA Basketball
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List Rules Vote up the best players in the history of UCLA Men's Basketball

Many colleges have long traditions of NCAA basketball that breed great talent for the NBA. When thinking of some of the best college basketball programs of all time, the UCLA Bruins are one of the best. So naturally, here is a list of the best UCLA Bruins of all time! The best basketball players in UCLA history! Take a look at this list of UCLA Bruins basketball players and vote up your favorites!

Whether it's some of the all time greats like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar or Bill Walton, or other players that "peaked" in college, this is a great list of the top UCLA Bruins basketball players. So take a look at these great UCLA Bruins and vote up the ones you like the best!

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1966 - 1969

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) ...more
2
Bill Walton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Center

1971 - 1974

NCAA Champion (1972, 1973)

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player(1972, 1973)

William Theodore Walton III (born November 5, 1952) is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster. Walton played for John Wooden and the UCLA Bruins in the early 1970s, ...more
3
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1983 - 1987

Reginald Wayne Miller (born August 24, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career with the Indiana ...more
4
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2006 - 2008

Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is an eight-time NBA ...more
5
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time

1962 - 1965

NCAA Champion (1964, 1965)

Gail Charles Goodrich Jr. (born April 23, 1943) is an American retired professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is best known for scoring a then record 42 ...more
6
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1971 - 1974

NCAA Champion (1972, 1973)

Jamaal Abdul-Lateef (born Jackson Keith Wilkes; May 2, 1953), better known as Jamaal Wilkes, nicknamed "Silk", is an American retired basketball player who played the small forward ...more
7
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2007 - 2008

Kevin Wesley Love (born September 7, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a five-time All-Star and ...more
8
Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time

1973 - 1977

NCAA Champion (1975)

Marques Kevin Johnson (born February 8, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player. The small forward played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1977–1989, where ...more
9
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1997 - 1999

Baron Walter Louis Davis (born April 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who is a studio analyst for The NBA on TNT. He is a two-time NBA All-Star. He was drafted with ...more
10
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

1967 - 1968

NCAA Champion (1969 - 1971)

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1970)

Sidney Wicks (born September 19, 1949) is an American retired professional basketball player. A native of California, he played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins and played professionally ...more
11
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
GrahamMair added Small forward

1976 - 1980

Ernest Maurice "Kiki" VanDeWeghe III (born August 1, 1958) is an American basketball executive. He serves as the Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations of the National ...more
12
Walt Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time

1961 - 1964

NCAA Champion (1964)

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1964)

Mahdi Abdul-Rahman (born Walter Raphael Hazzard Jr.; April 15, 1942 – November 18, 2011) was an American professional basketball player and college basketball coach. He played in college for the ...more
13
Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
JeffNorth added Shooting guard

1966 - 1969

NCAA Champion (1967, 1968)

Lucius Oliver Allen, Jr. (born September 26, 1947) is an American former professional basketball player. In 1999, the Topeka Capital-Journal named Lucius Oliver Allen, Jr. of Wyandotte High ...more
14
Henry Bibby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
JeffNorth added

1969 - 1972

NCAA Champion (1970 - 1972)

Charles Henry Bibby (born November 24, 1949) is a former professional basketball player. His brother, Jim Bibby, was a Major League Baseball pitcher, and his son, Mike Bibby, is a retired point ...more
15
Ed O'Bannon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1991 - 1995

NCAA Champion (1995)

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1995)

Edward Charles O'Bannon, Jr. (born August 14, 1972) is an American retired professional basketball player. He was a power forward for the UCLA Bruins on their 1995 NCAA championship team. He was ...more
16
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2008 - 2009

Jrue Randall Holiday (; born June 12, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more
17
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
GrahamMair added Shooting guard, Small forward

2003 - 2004

Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won an NBA championship with the ...more
18
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2005 - 2009

Darren Michael Collison (born August 23, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player. He played 10 seasons with five teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He earned ...more
19
Don MacLean is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward

1988 - 1992

Donald James MacLean (born January 16, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. As a college player, he is the all-time scoring leader of both the Pac-12 ...more
20
Tyus Edney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time

1991 - 1995

Tyus Dwayne Edney (born February 14, 1973) is an American basketball coach and former professional player who was most recently a college assistant coach for the UCLA Bruins. Listed at 5 feet 10 ...more
21
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2004 - 2007

Arron Agustin Afflalo (born October 15, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college ...more
22
Pooh Richardson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
JeffNorth added Point guard

1985 - 1989

Jerome "Pooh" Richardson (born May 14, 1966) is an American former basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first ...more
23
Richard Washington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Barr added Center

1973 - 1976

Richard Lee Washington (born July 15, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player.
24
Tracy Murray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Small forward

1989 - 1992

Tracy Lamont Murray (born July 25, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball player who currently works as an analyst with the UCLA Sports Network for all of the games during the UCLA ...more
25
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Lonzo Ball Point guard

2016 - 2017

Lonzo Anderson Ball (born October 27, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball ...more