The NBA is a league known as much for its style as its competive play, and one place professional basektball players always up their style game is in the hair department. Many of the coolest players in the NBA are also rocking the coolest haircuts. These are the styles kids who watch the games ask for when their parents take them to the barber.
Of course, hairstyle success doesn’t necessarily translate to great basketball — just look at LeBron James dominating the game while people on social media make fun of his hairline — but fans do appreciate the NBA haircuts that stand out for all the right reasons. Whether you're looking for players with long hair who know how to wear it best like Mike Conley or players with famous facial hair, like Steven Adams and his perfect mustache, these are the NBA style icons when it comes to hairdos.
So vote up for the players you think are rocking the top haircuts in the league in the 2019-20 season. While not everyone can score a slam dunk when trying something new, they all deserve credit for being innovative. Help us decide who deserves to be at the top of the list for the top basketball player haircut today.
The nickname "The Fro" would see Jarrett Allen became memorable on the court for both his hair and his shot-blocking abilities. Allen has a reputation for blocking the best players in the league trying to dunk on him. Nets broadcaster Ian Eagle shouts "Denied by the Fro!" after each noteworthy block. Allen may have the best afro in all of sports today.
A fresh start for Dwight Howard saw him completely change his look entering the new season with the Los Angeles Lakers. The new style and color of Dwight's hair makes him stand out on the court, and that's a good thing as he's having a bounce back season. With the way Howard has started the season, Lakers fans don't want him to change the hair any time soon.
The Orlando Magic franchise is desperate for a new superstar. Jonathan Isaac has the potential to play incredible basketball and has a cool hairstyle that makes him stand out. The hair of Issac would be hard to hide under a hat, but he seems to love letting it fly loose in between his highlight dunks during Magic games.
Steven Adams has one of the most unique looks in the entire NBA. Fans spot him right away with usually the longest hair on the court along with a sick mustache. Adams has developed a comparison to Jason Momoa's portrayal of Aquaman due to their hairstyles and tattoos. You know your hairstyle stands out when fans compare you to a superhero.