Best Duke Men's Basketball Players


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1Christian Laettner

With Laettner, Duke went 21-2 in the NCAA tournament an won 2 titles. The greatest winner ever.

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2Shane Battier

This list is an absolute disaster. There were so many great players that have come and gone from the Coach K era. I like Chris Duhon, but he's not even in the Top 10 best players from the Coach K era...maybe not even the Top 20. Corey Magette stayed all of one year, as did Brand and Luol how could you even entertain the idea of having them anywhere on this list?

It's impossible to name one specific top player, so I'll give a group: Johnny Dawkins, Danny Ferry, Christian Laettner, Grant Hill, Bobby Hurley, Shane Battier, Jason Williams, and J.J. Redick. Johnny Dawkins, who didn't make the list, could be the best among everyone here. He was the first big star of the Coach K era, and was capable of putting up a lot of points. And he played three of his four years at Duke without the three point shot. - jfausti

3Grant Hill
4J.J. Redick
5Bobby Hurley
6Chris Duhon
7Luol Deng
8Jon Scheyer
9Corey Maggette

His entire NBA career he was underrated. It was sad he played on such bad teams because he was a great player. Possibly the best NBA player of all time without an All-Star appearance.

10Kyle Singler

The Contenders

11Carlos Boozer
12Elton Brand
13Justise Winslow
14Tyus Jones
15Shelden Williams
16Jahlil OkaforV1 Comment
17Mike Dunleavy
18Kyrie IrvingKyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

Probably the best pro on the list... maybe even ahead of Grant Hill.

19Trajan Langdon
20Jay Williams
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