Earlier this week, Booker asked his twitter followers for tattoo suggestions:
Some suggestions he received include: a tattoo of Kevin Seraphin’s face, a map of Narnia, a map of middle earth, an apology to all the people he’s embarrassed by dunking on them, and “china town letters.”
As a reminder, Booker has the text “I am free of all prejudice/I hate all opponents equally” tattooed on his chest, his jersey number tattooed on his shoulder, and a tattoo on his forearm that creates the illusion of his flesh ripped away revealing machinery underneath:
He didn’t indicate that any of the suggestions appealed to him.
2011-12 NBA overall tattoo percentage: 55% [details]
2010-11 NBA overall tattoo percentage: 53% [details]
A player-by-player, team-by-team guide to tattoos in the NBA. It is not an attempt to document every tattoo of every player–rather it is an attempt to provide a series of tools for sorting overall tattoo statistics in the NBA alongside glimpses into tattoo trends. Click on any team name below for player details of that team:
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Disclaimer: This info is collected completely anecdotally, mostly by watching games, but also through study of photos, interviews, and player profiles. It’s very likely that tattoos have gone unobserved or remain hidden, especially on non-superstar players. Every effort has been made to present the best possible information, but statistics should not be considered definitive. Please use Ask Me to share any relevant information.