Who are the most hated active NBA players in 2019-2020? Clearly, this list is totally subjective. A player who is worshipped by fans of one team is likely going to be hated by the fan base of a rival team. That's what makes sports so great: Everyone has an opinion. Now, vote for the NBA player or players who hate the most and rerank this list in any order you want. Your reranks will affect the overall rankings on this list.
Just because a current NBA player is hated, doesn't mean he's a bad player. In some cases, it's quite the opposite: Anyone care to argue that LeBron James isn't one of the greatest current players in the NBA, and possibly one of the best NBA players of all time? If you're a huge NBA fan, you might also want to vote on these lists of the best wing players, power forwards and shooting guards in basketball, too.
Why is he hated?: The locker room issues with teammates and coaches in his career made Dwight Howard a hated man by many fans and peers.
Why is he hated?: LeBron James is clearly an all-time great, but the prima donna antics of demanding trades rub some fans the wrong way.
Why is he hated?: The decision to join the Golden State Warriors for a few seasons and his social media antics led to KD becoming an NBA villain.
Why is he hated?: Rondo's annoying tendencies on the court caused clashes with Ray Allen, Chris Paul, and many NBA fans.
Why is he hated?: When you forget the score in the final seconds of an NBA Finals game, you're bound to become a hated player in the league.
Why is he hated?: Cursing out NBA opponents, rival fans, and reporters made Boogie a disliked figure in the league.
Why is he hated?: The history of talking trash and dirty plays hurt the reputation of Draymond.
Why is he hated?: The ball-hogging style and ISO dominant play makes Harden tough to watch at times.
Why is he hated?: Noah's trash talking and physical play has most fans showing zero sympathy for his recent NBA struggles.
Why is he hated?: Intentionally stat hunting for the triple double made Russ a heavily criticized player, especially with his recent postseason failures.
Why is he hated?: Pat Bev is the player that loves being hated as seen with his physical style of play bordering on dirty.
Why is he hated?: Steph loves to showboat when winning which makes it easy to enjoy the downfall of the Warriors.
Why is he hated?: Lonzo's dad LaVar made him a hated figure entering the league by saying he's already the best point guard in the game.
Why is he hated?: CP3's trash talk and frequent complaints to the officials have turned many against him.
Why is he hated?: A history of dirty plays at Duke University made Allen a hated man before even joinng the NBA.
Why is he hated?: Blake's history of injuries caused many fans to give up on the talented big man.
Why is he hated?: Smart's physical style of play makes the kind of player Celtics fan like on their team, but everyone else hates.
Why is he hated?: Chemistry issues in Cleveland and Boston earned Kyrie a negative reputation in recent years.
Why is he hated?: Critics of Gasol believe he only won two NBA Championships because of Kobe Bryant.
Why is he hated?: Austin getting his biggest opportunity from his dad Doc coaching the Clippers caused many to question his skill.
Why is he hated?: The lack of hunger and frequent injuries for Williams on the Nets doomed the franchise and lost his standing as a top point guard.
Why is he hated?: Many consider PG a front runner for leaving two teams to become second fiddle to Kawhi on the Clippers.
Why is he hated?: The hit list of embarrassing plays made McGee a punch line for Shaquille O'Neal and the NBA fans.
Why is he hated?: You're bound to become hated when you pick fights with lovable mascots like RoLo does.
Why is he hated?: Kanter loves talking trash and trolling even though he's nowhere near superstar status.