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The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time

Updated March 21, 2020 11.5k votes 1.7k voters 26.7k views42 items

List RulesVote 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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    Age73

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks

    1966 - 1969

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los...  more

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    Age68

    BirthplaceLa Mesa, California, United States of America

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, San Diego Clippers, Los Angeles Clippers

    1971 - 1974

    NCAA Champion (1972, 1973)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player(1972, 1973)

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    #8 of 232 The Best White Players in NBA History#20 of 133 The Best Boston Celtics of All Time

  • 3
    571
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    Reggie Miller

    Shooting guard

    Age55

    BirthplaceRiverside, California, United States of America

    TeamsIndiana Pacers

    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 Pacers....  more

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    #41 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#11 of 161 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

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    286

    Age32

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Number0

    TeamsWashington Wizards

    2006 - 2008

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  • 5

    1962 - 1965

    NCAA Champion (1964, 1965)

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    Jamaal Wilkes

    Shooting guard, Small forward

    Age67

    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    TeamsLos Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

    1971 - 1974

    NCAA Champion (1972, 1973)

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  • 7

    1973 - 1977

    NCAA Champion (1975)

  • 8
    413
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    Kevin Love

    Power forward

    Age32

    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California

    Number42

    TeamsCleveland Cavaliers

    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 won...  more

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    116

    Sidney Wicks

    Power forward, Center

    Age71

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Boston Celtics, San Diego Clippers

    1967 - 1968

    NCAA Champion (1969 - 1971)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1970)

  • 10
    302
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    Baron Davis

    Point guard

    Age41

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    TeamsCharlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, Golden State Warriors

    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 the...  more

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  • 11

    1961 - 1964

    NCAA Champion (1964)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1964)

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    142
    63

    Kiki Vandeweghe

    Small forward

    Age62

    BirthplaceWiesbaden, Germany

    TeamsPortland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks

    1976 - 1980

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    Jrue Holiday

    Point guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceChatsworth, Los Angeles, California

    Number11

    TeamsMilwaukee Bucks

    2008 - 2009

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    78

    Lucius Allen

    Shooting guard

    Age72

    BirthplaceKansas City, Kansas

    TeamsKansas City Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks

    1966 - 1969

    NCAA Champion (1967, 1968)

  • 15

    1969 - 1972

    NCAA Champion (1970 - 1972)

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    Ed O'Bannon

    Power forward

    Age47

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Brooklyn Nets

    1991 - 1995

    NCAA Champion (1995)

    NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1995)

  • 17
    179
    108

    Darren Collison

    Point guard

    Age33

    BirthplaceRancho Cucamonga, California, United States of America

    Number2

    TeamsIndiana Pacers

    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 NBA...  more
  • 18
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    Don MacLean

    Power forward

    Age50

    BirthplacePalo Alto, California

    TeamsPhoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Seattle Supersonics

    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
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    Lonzo Ball

    Point guard

    Number2

    TeamsNew Orleans Pelicans

    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 for...  more

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  • 20

    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

    Age65

    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    TeamsDallas Mavericks, Kansas City Kings, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks

    1973 - 1976

    Richard Lee Washington (born July 15, 1955) is a retired American professional basketball player....  more
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    85

    Trevor Ariza

    Small forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Number0

    TeamsMiami Heat

    2003 - 2004

    Trevor Anthony Ariza (born June 30, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He won an NBA championship with the Los...  more

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    Arron Afflalo

    Shooting guard

    Age35

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number4

    TeamsDetroit Pistons

    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
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    67
    36

    Tracy Murray

    Small forward

    Age49

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    TeamsWashington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors

    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
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    94
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    Pooh Richardson

    Point guard

    Age54

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    TeamsIndiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers

    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 round of the 1989...  more