Can you remember NBA players without tattoos?

fabio_viscardi in Sports

Tattoos are pretty popular in the NBA. Lots of players have them, and several of them have tattoos covering their arms and chests.

But even the guys who are covered, like Birdman and J.R. Smith, were once a clean slate. Some of the NBA players who now have the most tats looked like completely different people early in their careers.
let's take a look!

this is Andersen aka Birdman in '03..
this is Andersen aka Birdman in '03..
..and this is how he looks now.
..and this is how he looks now.
Melo playing for Syracuse
Melo playing for Syracuse
and Melo nowadays
and Melo nowadays
Barnes in '02
Barnes in '02

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inked Barnes now
inked Barnes now
Monta Ellis back in '07
Monta Ellis back in '07
Ellis today
Ellis today
Crawford with n°1 bulls jersey
Crawford with n°1 bulls jersey
and here he is with L.A. Clippers
and here he is with L.A. Clippers
DeMarcus Cousins in '09
DeMarcus Cousins in '09
and here is a 6 years older Cousins with the Kings
and here is a 6 years older Cousins with the Kings
Chandler with a few tattoos
Chandler with a few tattoos
now we're talking Wilson..
now we're talking Wilson..
Boozer in '05
Boozer in '05
Mr. Carlos Boozer now.
Mr. Carlos Boozer now.
can you even tell who this former player is?this photo is from 1988!
can you even tell who this former player is?this photo is from 1988!
Rodman just a few years later...
Rodman just a few years later...

Hope you enjoy this post!

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Fabio. tattoo lover since 1991.

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