NCAA The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time  

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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 is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers. During his ...more

2
279 105
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 "Bill" Walton III is an American retired basketball player and television sportscaster. Walton achieved superstardom playing for John Wooden's powerhouse UCLA Bruins ...more

3
270 101
Reggie Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1983 - 1987

Reginald Wayne "Reggie" Miller is a retired American professional basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association career with the Indiana Pacers. Miller ...more

4
321 130
Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2006 - 2008

Russell Westbrook Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. Westbrook played college basketball ...more

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204 91
Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Power forward, Center

2007 - 2008

Kevin Wesley Love is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. He is a three-time All-Star and holds the ...more

6
158 67
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

1962 - 1965

NCAA Champion (1964, 1965)

Gail Charles Goodrich Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He is best known for scoring a then record 42 points in the 1965 NCAA ...more

7
132 63
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1971 - 1974

NCAA Champion (1972, 1973)

Jamaal Abdul-Lateef, better known as Jamaal Wilkes, is a retired American basketball player who played the small forward position and won four NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and ...more

8
134 68
Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1997 - 1999

Baron Walter Louis Davis is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association. A two-time ...more

9
117 68
Jrue Holiday is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2008 - 2009

Jrue Randall Holiday is an American professional basketball player who currently for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for one season ...more

10
88 46
Marques Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward

1973 - 1977

NCAA Champion (1975)

Marques Kevin Johnson is an American retired professional basketball player. The small forward played in the National Basketball Association from 1977–1989, where was a five-time All-Star. He ...more

11
95 55
Sidney Wicks is listed (or ranked) 11 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 is a retired American basketball player. A native of California, he played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins and played professionally in the National Basketball Association ...more

12
70 44
Walt Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Guard

1961 - 1964

NCAA Champion (1964)

NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (1964)

Walter Raphael "Walt" Hazzard Jr., later Mahdi Abdul-Rahman was an American college, Olympic and professional basketball player and college basketball coach. He was best known for his ...more

13
73 47
Ed O'Bannon is listed (or ranked) 13 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. is a retired American professional basketball player, known as a power forward for the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team on their 1995 NCAA championship team. He was ...more

14
78 52
Darren Collison is listed (or ranked) 14 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 professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He earned NBA All-Rookie Team ...more

15
48 28
Lucius Allen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
JeffNorth added Shooting guard

1966 - 1969

NCAA Champion (1967, 1968)

Lucius Allen is the father of Geoffrey Allen.

16
122 96
Lonzo Ball is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

2016 - 2017

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

17
71 50
Arron Afflalo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard

2004 - 2007

Arron Agustin Afflalo is an American professional basketball player who currently plays with the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for

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50 31
Henry Bibby is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
JeffNorth added Point guard

1969 - 1972

NCAA Champion (1970 - 1972)

Charles Henry Bibby 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 guard of the National ...more

19
58 39
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 is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA. As a college player, he holds the distinction of being the all-time scoring leader of both the ...more

20
21 7
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
GrahamMair added Shooting guard, Small forward

2003 - 2004

Trevor Anthony Ariza is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.

21
49 39
Jordan Farmar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

2004 - 2006

Jordan Robert Farmar is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Darüşşafaka Doğuş of the Turkish Basketball League. In high school, he was named the Los Angeles ...more

22
31 23
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 is an American former National Basketball Association player. he was selected in the first round of the 1989 NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, the first ...more

23
18 10
Kiki Vandeweghe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
GrahamMair added Small forward

1976 - 1980

Ernest Maurice "Kiki" Vandeweghe III is a basketball executive, currently the vice-president of basketball operations of the National Basketball Association. Vandeweghe is a retired ...more

24
50 43
Luc Mbah a Moute is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

2005 - 2008

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (born 9 September 1986) is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mbah a Moute also ...more

25
40 34
Tyus Edney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Point guard

1991 - 1995

Tyus Dwayne Edney is an American former professional basketball player. A point guard for UCLA from 1991–1995, Edney led the Bruins to the 1995 NCAA National Championship. He also led Žalgiris ...more

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31 26
Richard Washington is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Tom Barr added Center

1973 - 1976

Richard Lee Washington is a retired American professional basketball player.

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5 3
Matt Barnes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Small forward

1998 - 2002

Matt Kelly Barnes is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association.

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2 1
Brad Holland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
sproul3s added Shooting guard

1975 - 1979

John Bradley "Brad" Holland is a retired American professional basketball player. He played for four years at UCLA and was the 14th player taken in the first round of the 1979 NBA ...more

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2 4
Tracy Murray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Small forward

1989 - 1992

Tracy Lamont Murray is a retired American professional basketball player who played for six different NBA franchises and two Greek clubs, with a final stint in France. He now serves as an ...more

30
32 41
Jason Kapono is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
bigulcards added Shooting guard, Small forward

1999 - 2003

Jason Alan Kapono is an American professional basketball player. He is the only player in NBA history to have led the league in three-point field goal percentage in two consecutive seasons, and ...more

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23 44
Charles O'Bannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest UCLA Basketball Players of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

1993 - 1997

Charles Edward O'Bannon is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the University of California, Los Angeles Bruins men's basketball team, where he was a ...more