20. Wang Zhizhi

WANG ZHIZHI

imageBrave seven-foot pioneers ought to muster up more than two boards per game.

YEARS PLAYED: 2000-05

TEAMS: Mavericks, Clippers, Heat

POSITION: C, 7’0”, 255lbs

STATS: 4.4PTS, 1.7REB, 0.3AST in 9.2MIN

APPROXIMATE # OF BATTLES FOUGHT FOR THE PEOPLE’S LIBERATION ARMY: 0

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10. Vinny Del Negro

VINNY DEL NEGRO

imageChanged his name from Tony Del Pasta to avoid sounding too Italian, but to no avail.  Also, “del negro” translated means “the black” or “of black,” a thousand and four percent accurate.

YEARS PLAYED: 1988-2002

TEAMS: Kings, Spurs, Bucks, Warriors, Suns

POSITION: G, 6’4”, 185lbs

STATS: 9.1PTS, 2.3REB, 3.2AST in 24.9MIN

ESTIMATED NUMBER OF LOUD, AFFECTIONATE FAMILY MEMBERS: 31

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