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NBA Players with the Most Kids

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These are the NBA players with the most kids, loosely ranked by how famous and popular they are. Several popular basketball players have five or more children. Some NBA stars with lots of kids had their children young, while other basketball players with a lot of kids waited until they were older. Several NBA players have a lot of baby mamas and other basketball players have had all their children with the same woman.

Who will you find on this list of NBA players with the most kids? Michael Jordan is near the top. The Chicago Bulls legend has five kids with two different women. Jordan's former teammate Scottie Pippen has seven kids with four different women, Karen McCollum, Larsa Younan Pippen, Yvette De Leon, and Sonya Roby. Karl Malone also has a lot of kids.

Calvin Murphy has a whopping 14 kids with nine different women. Other NBA players with a lot of kids include Shawn Kemp, Dominique Wilkins, and Scott Skiles.

Being a parent to so many kids has got to be as difficult a challenge as dominating the court. Which basketball player do you think is the best father?

  • Juwan Howard reportedly has six kids with four different women:

    Kids include: Juwan Howard Jr. (1992) Sky Howard, Starr Howard, Jett Howard (2003), Jace Howard (2001) and Joshua Howard

    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Calvin Murphy
    Photo: via Twitter

    Calvin Murphy has 14 kids with nine different women.

    • Age: 72
    • Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America
  • Larry Johnson
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY

    Larry Johnson has five kids with four different women.

    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Tyler, Texas, United States of America
  • Kenny Anderson
    Photo: Montclair Film / flickr / CC-BY 2.0

    Kenny Anderson has seven kids with five different women:

    With Not Publicly Known Woman: Danielle (approximately 1990)
    With Dee Dee Roper: Christy (approximately 1992)
    With Tami Roman: Lyric (approximately 1995) and Jazz (approximately 1997)
    With Tamiyka R. Lockhart: Kenneth Anderson Jr. (approximately 1998) and Devin (approximately 2001)
    With Natasha Anderson: Tiana (step-daughter - approximately 2001)

    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America