Chicago Bulls star point guard Derrick Rose is off the injured list, back on the court and playing better than ever in the pre-season and we can’t wait to see more. His stunning physique is unmistakable on the court. Just looking at this man will make you an instant Bulls fan.
Last year we left Serge Ibaka off our list and the fans nearly beat down our doors. Okay, we admit it — it was a clear oversight. The Oklahoma City Thunder star player is a real heartthrob and total scene-stealer.
Dominican Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford puts the “h” in hot. Click that “like” button if you’re with us and you’re ready to watch him in action this season.
This summer, six-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard left the Losa Angeles Lakes squad to join the Houston Rockets, and we must say, that red jersey is really looking good on him. We can’t tell what’s more distracting — those arms or that smile.
An NBA Crush List is never (ever!) complete without the presence of D-Wade. The fans love him. The ladies love him, and Gabrielle Union loves him too. That’s enough proof for us!
Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Corey Brewer is one to watch this season. From his smooth skin and almond shaped eyes to his oh-so-steamy steamy stare, we know we can never take our eyes off this guy. Could you?
The always swag New York Knicks center and power forward keep things interesting on the red carpet and the court.
Cali-bred cutie Brandon Jennings, who just left the Milwaukee Bucks to join the Detroit Pistons, is new to our crush list, and for good reason. He makes us do a double take on and off the court. Don’t expect to see him for the first few games because he’s currently recovering from a minor surgery, but ladies, do stay on the lookout for this red-hot player.
Brooklyn Nets fans can tell you that watching Deron Williams play is an added treat. The dreamy baller is oh-so-easy on the eyes. He stands tall at 6 foot, 3 inches, and never hits the court without his A-game.
We’re quick to notice when Cleveland Cavaliers small forward Alonzo Gee gets in the game. Chocoholics, take note!
New York Knicks star player Carmelo Anthony makes the ladies swoon on and off the court. Affectionately known as “Melo” by his fans, it’s not hard to tell why he’s one of the top players in the league — and at the top of female fans’ lust list. (Sorry, LaLa!) He’s tall, toned, sexy, and has talent for days.
After Tyson Chandler showed off his perfect physique in ESPN’s 2012 Body Issue, there was no doubt that his 7’1” stature is a winner! His upcoming season with the New York Knicks is must-see TV.
Boston Celtics fans are in for a treat each season when the spotlight shines on small forward Courtney Lee.
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook has become a fashion icon in his own right. His bold style and dreamy eyes make him a true a work of art. For now, he’s still on the injured list for the new season, but we’re rooting for a full recovery so we can see him on the court again real soon.
Multi-culti cutie Kris Humphries plays for the Boston Celtics this season. To many he’s still known as Kim Kardashian’s most famous ex, but we prefer to think of him as one of the reasons we love the game.
Another young baller, Indiana Pacers shooting guard Paul George may only be 23, but he’s quickly becoming known as a prodigy and a P.Y.T. — pretty, young and talented!
We gush every time the Miami Heat superstar steps onto the court. All hail the king!
Ladies, meet Sacremento Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins. This chocolate hunk, with his tattoo sleeves and muscular build, has enough edge on the court to make us squirm ever time he takes it to the hoop.
New York Knicks point guard Iman Shumpert is a newbie on our list because he earned his spot being a trendsetter in the league and a total hunk. He’s just another reason we love New York.
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack is one bald and beautiful baller and we can’t wait to see what he’s working with on the court this NBA season.
Damian Lillard may be one of the Portland Trail Blazers’ rookies, but his intensity, plus that beefed-up body, makes it hard to believe he hasn’t been a pro for years.
Bryant is a mainstay on our annual NBA cuties countdown, and for good reason. We’ve been crushing over those long lashes and that perfect smile since we first laid eyes on him on the court. Take it to the hoop, Kobe! We’ll be right there waiting for you.
Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin has been known to make female fans stop and stare when he’s spotted vacationing shirtless, but don’t be fooled — he keeps our attention on the court too. Let’s hear it for this caramel cutie!
Arron Afflalo is a Los Angeles native with a to-die-for smile. He currently plays for the Orlando Magic, which is a perfect fit considering we think he’s unbelievable!
Ohio native Stephen Curry makes the ladies swoon whenever he takes it to the hoop for the Golden State Warriors.
Atlanta Hawks center Elton Brand’s sexiness seems endless, but we particularly love his smile.
Charlotte Bobcats baller Kemba Walker stole our hearts the moment we laid eyes on him. Sexy from head-to-toe, the point guard is sexy and he knows it.
Cutie alert: Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Shane Larkin has popped up on our radar now. Can you see why?
Say hello to Washington Wizards point guard John Wall who’s known for his speed, so watch closely if you want a glimpse of his gorgeousness.
Lets heart it for sexy Washington Wizards power forward Trevor Booker, ladies. The man is fine and you know it.
Oklahoma City Thunder star shooting guard and small forward Kevin Durant has serious swag. We could stare at the 6’9", 230 pound baller on or off the court and never be bored.
Tall and handsome baller Rajon Rondo plays point guard for the Boston Celtics.
And the award for the most kissable lips in the NBA goes to: Texan Wesley Matthews, who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers. Now we know what Kanye West meant about dripping swagu… We see you, Wesley!
Toronto Rappers cutie Rudy Gay makes us smile every single time we see his face. His winning grin and smooth moves on the court keep us wanting more (and more!). One ticket to the next home game, please!
Ladies, get to know Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson because we sure do want to. Did we miss your NBA crush? Add to our list below!