Top 5 NBA players with long dreads in the 2022-23 season featuring Ja Morant, Anthony Davis, and more

Fashion is one of the biggest attractions in the NBA. Several NBA superstars have gone on to have a massive cultural impact on the world through their fashion sense. As such, the current crop of NBA players is very conscious of their fashion choices and hairstyles.

One of the biggest attributes of a player’s fashion sense is their hairstyle. One of the most popular hairstyles in the league has been dreads. Here is a list of the biggest stars in the league who carry a long dreaded hairstyle.

#1 – Ja Morant

Memphis Grizzlies superstar Ja Morant is one of the most exciting talents in the game today. The young guard is one of the most athletic and terrific players in the league today. Ja Morant is a more polished version of former league MVP Derrick Rose.

Ja Morant has been making a lot of noise on the basketball court for his fearless brand of basketball. The Grizzlies superstar is a must-see talent and makes for a great television viewing game in, game out.

Additionally, the superstar has been upping his fashion sense as well. Ja Morant has been spotting various cool looks and nothing more has been expressive about his nature than his dreads look.

#2 – Anthony Davis

LA Lakers superstar Anthony Davis is slowly getting back into his own this season. Anthony Davis has been slowed down by a slew of injuries in the last two seasons and is looking to bounce back and regain his dominant form. With the LA Lakers having a subpar roster, a lot will depend on Anthony Davis’ performances to carry them to victories throughout the season.

The last time Anthony Davis looked like one of the best players in the world was during the NBA Bubble playoff run. Anthony Davis truly looked like the most dominant player on the court at all times. During his dominance in the bubble, Anthony Davis sported his famous dreads look.

Anthony Davis got his dreaded look hairstyle back this season and will hope that his level of play also gets back to his bubble days.

#3 – Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose is one of the most beloved players in the entire league. Derrick Rose was an uber-athletic guard in his prime years who could jump over anyone and finish plays at the rim. Derrick Rose went on to win the league MVP in 2011 cementing his spot as one of the best players in the league. While doing so, he also dragged the Chicago Bulls back to the top of the Eastern Conference.

However, calamity soon stuck as Derrick Rose suffered a career-altering injury which eventually ended up destroying a Hall of Fame-caliber career. Derrick Rose has since rejuvenated himself as a bench scorer and has also improved his outside shooting.

The former league MVP has been spotting long dreaded hairstyles for a while now. Derrick Rose has accepted his role as a bench scorer and veteran leader of the New York Knicks.

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#4 – Javale McGee

Javale McGee’s initial path to fame was due to his frequent appearances on Shaqin Fool segments led by Shaquille O’Neal on the ‘Inside the NBA’ show. However, McGee has shown a remarkable career resurgence since those days as he has gone on to become a solid player on numerous championship-winning teams.

Javale McGee was the LA Lakers’ starting center for the entire regular season. Javale McGee has developed into a quality role player on a championship-contending team who can protect the rim and score paint points on the offensive end. Additionally, McGee is also a great locker-room veteran who has helped maintain great locker-room chemistry in all the teams that he has been a part of.

#5 – DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan has transitioned into the end-of-the-bench role player from an All-NBA first-team center. With the NBA evolving into a more perimeter game and DeAndre Jordan aging quickly, the former LA Clippers star has had to accept a lesser and lesser role as the years have passed.

However, DeAndre Jordan remains a favorite in the locker room as he has gained a reputation for being a great teammate. DeAndre Jordan is famous for his fashion sense. Throughout the course of his career, he has gone on to develop long dreads.

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