NBA The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball  

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The biggest crybabies in basketball are the professional and college basketball players who constantly pout after a loss, bicker with the officials after a call and generally whine like a little girl when they don't get their way. These NBA and NCAA athletes are some of the best basketball players in the game today but from time to time act like spoiled little brats with their tantrums and outbursts.

Crybabies in the NBA come in several varieties, not that one type is less annoying than the other. From those who will sit on the bench with their hands over their face and bawl as their team loses, like the aptly named "Big Baby" Glen Davis of the Boston Celtics, to the NBA All-Stars who have to argue each whistle, like Mr. "I'm taking my talents to South Beach" LeBron James and Mr. "I did not sexually assault that woman" Kobe Bryant, these crybaby basketball players all show some inflated sense of entitlement with their words and their actions.

Not all of the crybaby basketball players are simply sissies crying out for no reason. Every once in a while there comes a time when it's actually reasonable for a big, tough, professional athlete to cry. Everyone remembers Michael Jordan breaking down after an emotional week in which he lost his father and won his first NBA title. A good cry is also more acceptable in other situations where a loss is painful, either emotionally or physically, such when Dwyane Wade cried after dislocating a shoulder.

Just for the record, when you lose a game, crying on the court before time expires, like Adam Morrison did in college when his Gonzaga Bulldogs lost to the UCLA Bruins, falls in the uncool pile. The same goes for athletes crying at press conferences. Unless you're announcing a retirement, leave those tears at home guys. Come on basketball stars, many of you are already the top NBA players of all-time and don't even get me started on your hot NBA wives. Tell me again what you have to cry, whine and complain about?
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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
LeBron James Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

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Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

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Glen Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #3 Glen Davis Small forward, Power forward, Center

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DeMarcus Cousins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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Carmelo Anthony is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Carmelo Anthony Small forward, Forward

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #6 Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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Chris Bosh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #7 Chris Bosh Power forward

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Paul Pierce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #8 Paul Pierce Small forward

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Dwyane Wade is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Dwyane Wade Point guard, Shooting guard

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Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Rajon Rondo Point guard

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Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #11 Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

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Allen Iverson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #12 Allen Iverson Point guard, Shooting guard

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Kevin Garnett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #13 Kevin Garnett Power forward

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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Russell Westbrook Point guard

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Anderson Varejão is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Anderson Varejão Power forward, Center

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Rasheed Wallace is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #15 Rasheed Wallace Small forward, Power forward, Center

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Adam Morrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #17 Adam Morrison Shooting guard, Small forward

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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
James Harden Shooting guard

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Chris Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Chris Paul Point guard

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Joakim Noah is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Joakim Noah Center

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Derrick Rose is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Derrick Rose Point guard

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J. R. Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
J. R. Smith Shooting guard

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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #24 Shaquille O'Neal Center

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Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Manu Ginóbili Shooting guard

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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #25 Amar'e Stoudemire Power forward, Center

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David Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
David Lee Power forward, Center, Forward-center

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Lance Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Lance Stephenson Point guard, Shooting guard

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Jason Terry is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Jason Terry Point guard, Shooting guard

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #29 Jason Kidd Point guard

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DeAndre Jordan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #34 Vlade Divac Center - Best 3 skills- Flopping, Crying, and pack a day Smoking

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Josh Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Josh Smith Power forward

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Zach Randolph is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Zach Randolph Power forward, Center

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Richard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #36 Richard Hamilton Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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Anthony Randolph is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Anthony Randolph Power forward, Center

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Marcus Smart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Marcus Smart Guard

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Sam Cassell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #38 Sam Cassell Point guard

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #39 Michael Jordan Shooting guard, Small forward

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Chauncey Billups is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #40 Chauncey Billups Point guard

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Brandon Jennings is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Brandon Jennings Point guard

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Tim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #42 Tim Duncan Power forward, Center

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Dirk Nowitzki is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Dirk Nowitzki Power forward

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Deron Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Deron Williams Point guard

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Nenê is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Nenê Power forward, Center

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Christian Laettner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
voting closed at #44 Christian Laettner Power forward, Center

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Kevin Love is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Kevin Love Power forward, Center

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Dennis Schröder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball

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Ty Lawson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
Ty Lawson Point guard

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JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Biggest Crybabies in Basketball
JaVale McGee Center