Basketball is a wonderful game and the NBA is increasing in popularity everyday inside the US as well as worldwide. For some basketball is more than just a game. It’s a religion and baseball stars are Gods. Today basketball stars are not only followed for their talent but also their good looks by a section of their fan base.
Today we take a look at some of the NBA players who can be charming for any woman. Having hot hunks like Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook can boost popularity of any league among women. Here is our list of top 10 hottest NBA players in 2018.
10. LeBron James
LeBron James has won three NBA Championships, two Olympic gold medals and been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player four times. He is considered to be one of America’s most popular and greatest athletes of his time. James has earned millions of dollars in endorsements and salaries. He has also made appearances in TV and film. James proposed to his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson at a New Year’s Eve party. The couple is married and has three children.
9. Blake Griffin
The 27 year old plays for the Los Angeles Clippers and was once named one of NBA’s greatest rookies of all time by Sports Illustrated. He played college basketball for the Oklahoma Sooners and has won the Slam Dunk contest. He is an excellent talent, which is proved by the fact that he has been in the NBA All-Star every year since 2011. Besides appearing in many commercials he has also been on the cover of NCAA Basketball 10 and NBA 2K 13. He is rumoured to be dating actress Kari Klinkenborg.
8. Kevin Love
The Cleveland Cavaliers player is a three-time NBA All-Star and played college basketball at UCLA Bruins. The 27 year old also holds the record for the longest run of consecutive games having double figures in points and rebounds. Considered a top prospect, Love was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2008 NBA draft. The handsome hunk is currently dating actress Cody Horn, who appeared alongside Channing Tatum in the film Magic Mike. Love has worked in a charity program with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
7. Carmelo Anthony
Anthony played college basketball at Syracuse and was selected in the 2003 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. Since then the 32 year old has proven to be one of the best scorers in the NBA. He has won an Olympic bronze and two Olympic gold medals. The strong and muscular player currently plies his trade for the New York Knicks has set the record for most points in a single game (62), for the team.
6. Tyson Chandler
The 33 year old seasoned veteran has played for multiple NBA teams but currently starts for the Phoenix Suns. He played an important role in the center position for the Dallas Mavericks’ first NBA Championship in 2011. He got married at a young age to Kimberly Chandler and the pair now have three children together. He recently surprised his wife with an elaborate vow renewal ceremony in California.
5. Chandler Parsons
Chandler Parsons played basketball for the University of Florida at a college level. The 27 year old was drafted in 2011 by the Houston Rockets and recently joined the Memphis Grizzlies on a multi-year deal. The tall and attractive player has appeared in multiple print and video advertisements. Parsons is currently dating blonde German model Toni Garrn.
4. Dwayne Wade
Wade is probably one of the most popular and well-known players in our list. The 34 year old played for the Miami Heat and had one of the top selling jersey in the NBA. Wade has featured on GQ and on People Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People. Wade is confident, talented, and proud of his good looks and his style. He has been quoted saying by Vogue, “I feel like my game is versatile, I feel like my style is versatile.” He is married to actress Gabrielle Union and has two children from a previous marriage.
3. Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose is 27 years old and plays for the New York Knicks. He had played basketball at the college level for the Memphis Tigers before being drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2008. In 2009, he won the NBA Rookie of the Year and followed it up with a NBA Most Valuable Player of the Year just two years later. A tall and muscular physique with some cool tattoos gives rose a distinct look. Rose has a son with current girlfriend Mieka Reese.
2. Russell Westbrook
The 27 year old is a five time NBA All-Star and plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The handsome point guard used to play college Basketball for the UCLA Bruins. He can be found wearing a “KB3” wristband and sneaker in remembrance of his childhood friend Khelcey Barrs. Westbrook got married to his college sweetheart, Nina Earl in 2015 at the Beverly Hills Hotel in a high profile ceremony.
1. Chris Paul
The 31 year old plays for the Los Angeles Clippers and has won two Olympic gold medals alongside a host of other honors. The nine time NBA All-Star likes to plays point guard position exclusively. His talent and looks have made him one of the highest earning sportspersons in the world, having deals with State Farm and Nike. His five year contract with the Clippers is reported to be a staggering $107 million. Paul has two children with college sweetheart and wife Jada Crawley and the pair have two children together.
So that was our list of 10 top most popular and hottest NBA players 2018. These players are not only seriously talented on the basketball floor but their impressive physique brings them multimillion dollar deals in advertisements and endorsements. Feast your eyes on the game and the style of the gentlemen in our list.