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The Coolest NBA Players Right Now, Ranked

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Vote up the basketball players you think are the coolest

Who is the coolest NBA player right now? All the coolest players in the NBA carry themselves with a swagger that can't be contained. They are confident and talented enought to back up that confidence. They are never shy in the biggest moments on the court, and they can handle the heat off the court. These are the players kids try to imitate on the playground while wearing their jerseys and carrying backpacks with their names on them. They make great guests on late night shows and sometimes even appear in movies and TV shows. So, who is the coolest player in the NBA?

The coolest basketball players in the game right now are champions like LeBron James (who starred in Space Jam 2) and Subway-spokesman Stephen Curry. MVPs like James Harden and Russell Westbrook carry themselves with a certain level of swagger, and up-and-coming stars like Ja Morant and Luka Doncic, who are among the best players in basketball right now, are certainly very cool too.

So, who are the coolest players in basketball right now? Which of these players defines cool in the NBA? Vote for the players you think have that "it" factor.

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  • Ja Morant
    1
    Memphis Grizzlies
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Dalzell, South Carolina
  • Damian Lillard
    2
    Portland Trail Blazers
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Oakland, California
  • Jimmy Butler
    3
    Miami Heat
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
    4
    Milwaukee Bucks
    • Position: Power forward
    • Birthplace: Athens, Greece
  • Jayson Tatum
    5
    Boston Celtics
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stephen Curry
    6
    Golden State Warriors
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio
  • Klay Thompson
    7
    Golden State Warriors
    • Position: Shooting guard
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Devin Booker
    8
    Phoenix Suns
    • Position: Shooting guard
    • Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Luka Dončić
    9
    Dallas Mavericks
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Donovan Mitchell
    10
    • Position: Shooting Guard
    • Birthplace: Elmsford, New York
  • Derrick Rose
    11
    New York Knicks
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
  • Joel Embiid
    12
    Philadelphia 76ers
    • Position: Center
    • Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • Zach LaVine
    13
    Chicago Bulls
    • Position: Guard
    • Birthplace: Renton, Washington
  • Kevin Durant
    14
    Brooklyn Nets
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
  • Kawhi Leonard
    15
    Los Angeles Clippers
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Riverside, California
  • De'Aaron Fox
    16
    Sacramento Kings
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Katy, Texas
  • LaMelo Ball
    17
    Charlotte Hornets
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Anaheim, California
  • Paul George
    18
    Los Angeles Clippers
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Palmdale, California
  • LeBron James
    19
    Los Angeles Lakers
    • Position: Small Forward
    • Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States of America
  • Anthony Davis
    20
    Los Angeles Lakers
    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
  • Kyrie Irving
    21
    Brooklyn Nets
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Russell Westbrook
    22
    Los Angeles Lakers
    • Position: Point guard
    • Birthplace: Long Beach, California
  • Jaylen Brown
    23
    Boston Celtics
    • Position: Small forward
    • Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
    24
    Oklahoma City Thunder
    • Position: Guard
    • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Anthony Edwards
    25
    Minnesota Timberwolves
    • Position: Shooting guard
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia