NBA Players Napping
In light of a recent report on NBA players' fondness of pregame naps, we took it upon ourselves to find all the classic photos of pro ballers dozing ... starting with Shaqtacular.
Nate Robinson had fun pranking his former Boston teammate on the team's bus earlier this season.
The Hawks guard let us snap this pic while he got some cozy time with his couch.
'Melo needed to rest up after the 2005 All-Star Rookie-Sophomore practice.
Hornets point guard Chris Paul earned a nap before Team USA's game against Lithuania in Macao, China.
What? So Hilton Armstrong got a sleepy. No big deal.
Some opt for teddy bears. Kobe opts for NBA championship trophies.
Because commercial shoots are tiring...
Then with the Hawks, journeyman center Theo Ratliff got comfortable on the team's charter plane.
Jeff Trepagnier, Marcus Camby
So did Trepagnier (far left) and Camby, former Denver Nuggets teammates.
Looking forward to the 2007 draft, then NBA prospect Yi Jianlian needed to catch up on his rest to impress the scouts.
Shaw needed to catch some z's before Game 3 of the 2000 Finals against the Pacers. He scored four points in 13 minutes and the Lakers lost by nine. Luckily, they won the title.
Listen, rebounding ain't easy. Not when you do it like Rodman.