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NBA players who married celebrities

Alex Aroko
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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union (Image courtesy:

Behind every successful man, there’s a woman.

Even though a lot of these guys (current and former NBA players) honed their talent and found fame before meeting their lovely ladies, some of their wives were household names way before meeting their husbands. Their fame came from from their own merit as these women modeled, acted, or sang their way to stardom outside of their men.

You will often see these wives in the stands at games or in the sports pages, making them a huge part of the modern game and something that many fans take great interest in.

From A-list actresses to television personalities, to professional athletes, to famous models, we take this opportunity to look at the head-turning celebrity wives that have captivated the league’s top players and fans alike.

Honorable Mention:

Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian

Tristan and Khloe
Tristan and Khloe

Tristan and Khloe got together in August 2016 and made their first appearance as a couple the next month.They have been in the spotlight ever since and Khloe is reportedly pregnant with Tristan’s child amid rumors of them being engaged.

Thompson is an NBA Champion with the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers and is a key member of the team's core. On the other hand, Khloe is an American television personality and a huge member of the reality television series with her family - "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".

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