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NBA Players with the Worst Tattoos

List RulesVote up the most unfortunate ink on these basketball stars.

There is no shortage of NBA players with tattoos, as the league is stocked with players who attempt to express themselves through their ink. Many athletes arguably sport beautiful tattoos and tribute ink with special meaning behind them. Chris "Birdman" Andersen, J.R. Smith, and DeShawn Stevenson are just a few of the NBA players with ink from head to toe. However, some critics believe a high number of NBA stars - who can display parts of their bodies via their uniforms - boast tattoos that aren't well received.

Some examples of the unfavored ink seen across the NBA include a morose cartoon character, Abraham Lincoln's face, misspelled words, and a plethora of tattoos that were lost in translation. "Demon Bird Mothballs" or "Man who Sells Coffins"  are just a couple of the poorly conceived Chinese character tattoo ideas dreamed up by some of the NBA's stars. It's safe to say that it's best to do a little research before putting symbols from another culture permanently on your body.

So which of these basketball players has the worst tattoos in the NBA?

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