15 Stupidest Tattoos of Today’s Athletes

15 Stupidest Tattoos of Today's Athletes

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15. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

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15. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

Rajon Rondo Boston Celtics
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The Celtics' clever point guard has the Rolls Royce logo tattooed in the middle of his back, which just so happens to match his initials.

14. Lebron James

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14. Lebron James, Miami Heat

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The "Chosen One"... Cleveland begs to differ.

13. Eric Hinske, Arizona Diamondbacks

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13. Eric Hinske, Arizona Diamondbacks

Eric Hinske Arizona Diamondbacks
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The utility baseball player has a tattoo of an Asian warrior fighting a colorful dragon covering his entire back and stretching down his arms.

12. Mitch King, New Orleans Saints

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12. Mitch King, New Orleans Saints

Mitch King New Orleans Saints
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He loves his mama. The former Hawkeye and Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year (2008) has "Mama's Boy" tattooed on his biceps.

11. Brock Lesnar, MMA

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11. Brock Lesnar, MMA

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Lesnar brandishes an interesting dagger that stretches from his navel to his jugular.

10. C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees

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10. C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees

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The Yankee flame thrower has an entire back tattoo that includes his last name, the Brooklyn Bridge, a tiger and unicorn.

9. Coco Crisp, Oakland Athletics

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9. Coco Crisp, Oakland Athletics

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Crisp sports a tattoo on his neck, under his ear that appears to be a target with a piercing for the bulls-eye.

8. DeShawn Stevenson, Atlanta Hawks

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8. DeShawn Stevenson, Atlanta Hawks

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Apparently it's not "All About the Benjamins."

7. Colin Fletcher, MMA

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7. Colin Fletcher, MMA

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Fletcher lives up to his "Freakshow" nickname with his pointy teeth and spider tattoos.

6. J.R. Smith, New York Knicks

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6. J.R. Smith, New York Knicks

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A colorful "SWISH" inked under his chin. Enough said.

5. Chris Anderson, Miami Heat

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5. Chris Anderson, Miami Heat

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Birdman has a plethora of art covering his body, "Honky Tonk" across his stomach and "Free Bird" across his neck to name just a few.

4. Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers

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4. Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers

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Reggie almost got a pass seeing that he's not a current athlete. However, the ink was just too stupid to pass up, so the former player and current analyst comes in at #4 for the tattoo he has around his belly button...

3. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns

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3. Josh Gordon, Cleveland Browns

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Cleveland's star receiver inked a portrait on his back including his last name, jersey number, a koi and marijuana leaf, why not. Mind you Gordon is one strike away from a year ban in the NFL for substance abuse.

2. Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

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2. Ray Rice, Baltimore Ravens

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"Gifted One" is tattooed on his forearms. Wonder what his new wife thinks of the ink up close?

1. Mike Tyson

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1. Mike Tyson

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A few too many hits to the head made Iron Mike think this face tattoo was a good idea, landing him in the #1 spot.

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