In the Paint: Tattoos of the NBA and the Stories Behind Them

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Hyperion, Nov 12, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 112 pages
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Photographs of the wildest, weirdest and most interesting tattoos of the NBA, accompanied by firsthand accounts of what the tattoos mean and why they're there en years ago, Dennis Rodman was the only NBA player with tattoos worth mentioning and back then he was considered a freak. Now around 70% of the league is 'tatted out.' The game is played so fast that it's hard to tell what even the most obvious tattoos actually are. And some of the most interesting ones are hidden behind jerseys or under socks. Allen Iverson has more than two dozen tattoos-some you can see, some you can't. Some are obvious, like his nickname, 'the answer,' and some are cryptic like 'Jewelz,' or 'NBN.' What's on Stephon Marbury's forearm? What's covering Cherokee Parks' entire body? In the Paint takes you in the locker room and as close as you can get to the tattoos and the stories of the NBA.

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For many, the name Dennis Rodman conjures up much more than a picture of a basketball player; it evokes an image of shocking hair, outrageous tattoos and that amazing solo wedding. And while Rodman is ... Read full review

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Andrew Gottlieb is a comedy writer with experience in sit coms, feature films, and books. He is currently writing and producing Z Rock, an original TV show that he co-created for the Independent Film Channel.

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