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Ink, Smack / Aug 26, 2013 / 11:00 am

Larry Sanders Gets A New Tattoo; Spells “Receive” Wrong

Larry Sanders

Larry Sanders (photo. Instagram.com/larrysanders)

Larry Sanders has some of the NBA’s best ink. Seriously, his collection is ridiculous. He once made our All-Tattoo Third Team, and from there, his lineup grew so quickly that we ran a magazine feature on it in Dime #60. But recently, he got a new tattoo and didn’t find out that it was misspelled until posting a photo on Instagram. Read More »

Ink / Mar 5, 2013 / 12:30 pm

From Dime 72: Anthony Morrow Has Some Of The NBA’s Best Tattoos

Anthony Morrow

Anthony Morrow (photo. Kelly Turso)

This feature was originally published in Dime 72. Check your local newsstands now to see the piece in its entirety…

The Nets started a new age in Brooklyn this season, and they’re doing it without Anthony Morrow, the 6-5 sharpshooter who spent the last two seasons with New Jersey. He was traded to Atlanta this summer, and then to Dallas during this year’s trade deadline. Read More »

Ink, NBA / Nov 2, 2012 / 3:00 pm

NBA Ink: Portland Trail Blazers Rookie Will Barton Breaks down His Tattoos

Will Barton

Damian Lillard isn’t the only Trail Blazers rookie to have his own video series. Three installments of Baltimore native and former Memphis standout Will Barton‘s “All or Nothing” were released yesterday and take viewers into Barton’s neighborhood on draft day in June. Read More »

Ink / Aug 13, 2012 / 4:30 pm

NBA’s Best New Ink: Jason Terry

Jason Terry

Jason Terry (photo. @jasonterry31)

Okay, the first time it was a little weird. Now Jason Terry has everyone laughing. After he memorably got the Larry O’Brien Trophy tattooed on his arm before Dallas actually won the thing, he decided this summer to one up himself by getting his bicep inked with Lucky the Leprechaun to show his Celtic pride. Naturally, instead of spinning a basketball on his finger, Lucky is… yes, you guessed it, spinning the Larry O’Brien trophy on his finger. Read More »

Ink / Jul 27, 2012 / 2:30 pm

James Harden’s Face Gets Tattooed On Fan’s Arm

James Harden

Although I’m not sure when this clearly devoted James Harden fan got the NBA’s Sixth Man tattooed onto his forearm, I’ve got a feeling that even Harden’s muzzled Finals performance wouldn’t have dimmed his pride. Sure, it’s easy to throw on one of those orange, foam beard that the Thunder gave out during the playoffs, but this person takes the adoration of Harden’s beard to the next, permanent level. Read More »

Ink / May 16, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Best New Ink: A Dude Covers His Back With A Michael Jordan & Dennis Rodman Tattoo

Michael Jordan, Dennis Rodman

Along the same lines as that bro who wanted to express himself as the only living member of Spurs Nation by getting Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili etched into his haircut as well as the girl who felt the need to cover herself in Gary Payton glory, we have here another crazy fan. Read More »

Ink / Mar 12, 2012 / 1:30 pm

Best New Ink: Woman Gets A Massive Gary Payton Tattoo On Her Torso

Gary Payton tattoo

The majority of the time, there are more than enough NBA players getting ridiculous ink to satisfy even the most crazed needle lovers reading this site. Rarely will we shed light on something a random fan picked out, unless it is really, really dope. This detailed torso tattoo of Gary Payton was definitely too crazy to pass up. Read More »

Ink / Nov 30, 2011 / 2:00 pm

Chris “Birdman” Andersen’s PETA Ad & Photo Shoot

Chris Andersen

PETA has used many NBA athletes in their longstanding “Ink, Not Mink” campaign against the fur industry. You had to only assume that Chris Andersen would one day get the call. Following in the footsteps of Amar’e Stoudemire and Gilbert Arenas, check out Birdman’s ad and some behind-the-scenes footage from his photo shoot. Read More »

Dime Training, Ink, Video / Nov 3, 2011 / 10:30 am

JaVale McGee Shows You His Workout, Tattoos & Whip

When you interact with NBA players for a living, it’s easy to figure out who’s real and who’s not. Make no mistake, JaVale McGee is as real as it gets. With that, watch as Pierre shows you his beach workout, his business tats and his matte black 2011 Chevy Tahoe.


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Ink, NBA / Oct 27, 2011 / 12:30 pm

NBA’s Best New Ink: C.J. Miles

C.J. Miles

Other than taking some time off this summer, what are you supposed to do during a lockout? How about go under the needle. Just recently, we’ve shown you new ink from Jeff Teague, Cappie Pondexter and Matt Barnes. Now, thanks to Twitter, we have the latest from C.J. Miles. Check it out in all its glory after the jump. Read More »