Tattoo’s can be one of the best ways to make a statement without actually saying anything, and that’s especially true for celebrities and atheletes in the spotlight 24/7.

All you need to do is look at someone like Chris Andersen or Wilson Chandler to see just how popular getting ink is in the NBA, but for every player that has their body covered in images, there’s one that doesn’t have a single drop of ink on their bodies.

Whether it be because they’re scared of needles, have nothing in mind they’d like to tattoo on themselves or just don’t care, there are a few NBA stars who wouldn’t dare let a tattoo gun anywhere near their biceps or necks.

But what if some of them bit the bullet and ended up getting inked? Wonder no more as we show you 11 NBA stars with their bodies covered in tats.


Chris Paul


Dirk Nowitzki


Dwight Howard


Dwyane Wade


Jeremy Lin


Klay Thompson


Marc Gasol


Yao Ming


Steve Nash


Peja Stojakovic


Ray Allen