Shirtless Basketball Players: 23 Hot NBA Stars Take Off Their Shirts

Shirtless Basketball Players of the NBA. From shirtless NFL quarterbacks, let’s now move on to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and check out who among the premier league’s basketball players are going for the “shirtless look” and are rocking it.

We begin with the Miami Heat shooting guard/point guard Dwyane Wade who did some shirtless photoshoot with Vogue Magazine.

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He sure is rocking the shirtless look. Is that his wife/girlfriend? Nope! That’s American supermodel and Victoria’s Secret Angel Karlie Kloss.


Also rocking the shirtless look is Italian jock Danilo Gallinari who currently plays as power forward for the Denver Nuggets.

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Is the guy below his boyfriend? Nah! We’d like to think that he’s just a friend or a relative.

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Next up in our list of shirtless basketball players is Amar’e Stoudemire, the 6’11” power forward for the New York Knicks who did this photoshoot with Vogue Magazine. Amare has been missing on the court lately because of injuries so we are with the Knicks fans in hoping that he’d get better and kick ass in the coming 2013-2014 season.

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How boyish is the Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin in the next pic below? The power forward is looking like an adorable schoolboy doesn’t he?

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Brandon Jennings, 23-year-old point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, make it to the covers of GQ Magazine.

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What is Dahntay Jones, shooting guard for the Atlanta Hawks, doing in the next photo below? Is that a new kind of men’s hat he is advertising or is he just playing with his basketball shorts. It kinda looks like a pair of shorts to us but it could be the former. After all, who knows what crazy fashion designers are coming up with these days.

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Hello, Derrick Rose! You’ve got some interesting tattoos. For those of you who don’t know, the 24-year-old Derrick is the point guard for the Chicago Bulls. We must also mention that he was named as the NBA Most Valuable Player two years ago (2011).

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Who wants to get a free hug from a shirtless J.R. Giddens? The shooting guard currently plays for the Basket Brescia Leonessa which, we’re told, is an Italian basketball league but prior to his Italian sojourn, J.R. played for some NBA teams such as the Boston Celtics and the New York Knicks. By the way, for those of you who are wondering, J.R. stands for Justin Ray.

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Can basketball players become R&B singers? Kareem Rush is trying to prove that they can. The shooting guard who played for a number of NBA teams such as the LA Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers released his debut single “Hold You Down in 2010.

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How cute is Kevin Durant in the next pic below. He’s rightfully proud of his gold medal which Team USA won in the London 2012 Olympics. Kevin is a forward for the Oklahoma City Thunders.

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Hey look a sexy bald basketball player. We should have included him in our post on hot Bald Male Models & Athletes, no? Mr. Baldie is Kevin Garnett, power forward/center for the Boston Celtics.

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He drew some flak for marrying Kim Kardashian but we’re glad Kris Humphries, power forward for the Brooklyn Nets, has been freed from that sham marriage. We’re clearly on Team Humphries!

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More shirtless basketball players after the jump.