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Can You Match The Tattoo To The NBA Player?

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  1. 1. Which NBA legend has a butterfly crown and his wife's name on his arm?

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    Shaquille O'Neal
    Kobe Bryant
    Metta World Peace
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Kobe, duh.

    It gets harder from here.

    It's Kobe, duh.
    Via Doug Pensinger / Getty
  2. 2. Which superstar has "Chosen 1" across his back?

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    Kevin Durant
    Kyrie Irving
    LeBron James
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    LeBron James

    LeBron James
    Via Tami Chappell / Reuters
  3. 3. Which superstar has this massive back-piece?

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    Dwyane Wade
    Kevin Durant
    Dwight Howard
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kevin Durant

    Kevin Durant
    Via Andy Lyons / Getty
  4. 4. Whose new-ish sleeve is this?

    (note about photo cred)
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    (note about photo cred)

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen
    Steve Blake
    JJ Redick
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    JJ Redick

    According to Redick's Instagram the sleeve took four sessions and a total of 18 hours to finish.

    JJ Redick
    Via Sean M. Haffey / Getty
  5. 5. Which superstar has this West Baltimore tattoo?

    Adam Hunger / Reuters
    Carmelo Anthony
    Amare Stoudemire
    Kenyon Martin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's Melo.

    It's Melo.
    Via Adam Hunger / Reuters
  6. 6. This is the arm of which undersized all-star?

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    Chris Paul
    Allen Iverson
    Kemba Walker
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Allen Iverson

    I mean, his nickname is right there in the picture.

    Allen Iverson
    Via TIMOTHY CLARY / Getty
  7. 7. Which star point guard has the entire Psalm 37 on his shoulder?

    Ezra Shaw / Getty
    Dwyane Wade
    Damian Lillard
    DeMar DeRozan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Damian Lillard

    Damian Lillard
    Via Ezra Shaw / Getty
  8. 8. Which player has this tribute to a famous chicken and waffles joint?

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    Arron Afflalo
    Brandon Jennings
    Paul Pierce
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brandon Jennings

    The Compton native has a number of tattoos paying homage to his home town.

    Brandon Jennings
    Via Mike Ehrmann / Getty
  9. 9. Which NBA player has a Nintendo legend on his arm?

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    Damian Lillard
    John Wall
    Mario Chalmers
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mario Chalmers

    Makes sense.

    Mario Chalmers
    Via Maddie Meyer / Getty
  10. 10. Which player sports this symbol on their wrist?

    Eric Miller / Reuters
    Ricky Rubio
    Manu Ginobili
    Tony Parker
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ricky Rubio

    What does it mean though?

    Ricky Rubio
    Via Eric Miller / Reuters
  11. 11. Which young point guard has "FLASH" on the inside of his arm?

    Sam Greenwood / Getty
    Reggie Jackson
    Elfrid Payton
    Michael Carter-Williams
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Elfrid Payton

    Elfrid Payton
    Via Sam Greenwood / Getty
  12. 12. Which NBA big man has FREE BIRD inked across his neck?

    Jack Dempsey / AP
    Chris Andersen
    Josh McRoberts
    Andrew Bogut
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen
    Via Jack Dempsey / AP
  13. 13. Which Russian-born player has this massive dragon back-piece?

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    Alexey Shved
    Victor Khryapa
    Andrei Kirilenko
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Andrei Kirilenko

    And apparently it's based on his World of Warcraft character...

    Andrei Kirilenko
    Via Alex Goodlett / Stringer
  14. 14. Which guard brazenly got a tattoo of the championship trophy mid-season?

    Ronald Martinez / Getty
    Jason Terry
    Kobe Bryant
    Allen Iverson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jason Terry

    He did, and then they won it all so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Jason Terry
    Via Ronald Martinez / Getty
  15. 15. Which former all-star has his initials crudely inked on his shoulder?

    Lisa Blumenfeld / Getty
    Richard Jefferson
    Reggie Jackson
    Ralph Jackson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Richard Jefferson

    Richard Jefferson
    Via Lisa Blumenfeld / Getty

Can You Match The Tattoo To The NBA Player?

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