In Focus: Before they were ballers

Wednesday October 17th, 2012

By Andy Gray

Dwyane Wade (Jeffrey A. Salter/SI; Courtesy of Wade family)

Ever wonder what your favorite NBA star looked like as a child? Wonder no more. has compiled photos of top ballers when they were just another kid with an NBA dream. Click here for the full gallery, which includes standouts from other sports.

Dirk Nowitzki (John W. McDonough/SI; Courtesy of Nowtizki family)


LeBron James (John Biever/SI; Courtesy of James family)


Allen Iverson (Peter Gregorie/SI; Courtesy of Iverson family)

For more historic sports photos, NBA and otherwise, visit the SI Photo Blog and follow Andy Gray on Twitter.
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