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NorCal_Pacerfan
10-13-2005, 07:19 PM
Just a quick comment on this subject.

I think that Tatoos can be interesting, but IMHO they're overrated. It's like these rookies come into the league and they get all tatooed up to make a statement -like 'look how tough I am - look at my tatoo'.

I respect the athletes more if their tatoos are more subtle or if they have none at all. To me that says more about a persons character than an over the top tatoo - because they know where they stand in their own mind - and the only place they need to prove it is one the court.

317Kim
10-13-2005, 07:22 PM
I really like JO's YEAR OF THE RESURRECTION tatoo. I think AI has waaay to many though. Has anyone seen Reggie's? the one on his back... ?

I think Fred looks nice w/ out them.

Jaydawg2270
10-13-2005, 07:34 PM
What does the one on reggie's back look like i only saw part of it

317Kim
10-13-2005, 07:40 PM
Yeah you can see the top of it in the ENCORE wallpaper from pacers.com.

Isaac
10-13-2005, 07:43 PM
I've always loved Reggie's because it looks like his jerseys tag is coming out :lol:

317Kim
10-13-2005, 07:44 PM
:nod: it does kinda! :lol2:

SoupIsGood
10-13-2005, 07:45 PM
I don't really pay attention to tattoos, I just don't care about them.

Jermaniac
10-13-2005, 09:21 PM
That cross on Jack's hand is the best tat in the NBA imo

sweabs
10-13-2005, 10:52 PM
The worst tattoo job in the league goes to Rafael Araujo.

Not only are they horrible, but his game is horrible. He is a joke - and the fact that he tries to represent some bad-boy with all the tats is laughable. Then you hear him being interviewed, and he's got the softest voice, with that Brazilian accent...man, it just doesn't match. At least he makes me laugh when he misses his wide open lay-ups (he did it again last night!).

Jermaniac
10-13-2005, 10:56 PM
lol They drafted him in the lottery. Poor Craptors

sweabs
10-13-2005, 10:57 PM
lol They drafted him in the lottery. Poor Craptors

If you really want to **** off a Raptors fan, just say "Andre Iguodala".

Jermaniac
10-13-2005, 11:01 PM
I will just say Danny Granger ;)

Pacers#1Fan
10-13-2005, 11:08 PM
I've always loved Reggie's because it looks like his jerseys tag is coming out :lol:So did I :laugh:

pizza guy
10-14-2005, 01:23 AM
I've always wondered what Reggie's was. I always saw the tip of it, but I've never seen the whole thing.

How about Sheed's tatoo? The one in his Nike commercial about how his family relates to some Egyptian gods or something? I know Shaw of course has the Superman logo and "DIESEL," then I think it's Boozer that has "The Beast" with some picture that he points to after a dunk.

Personally, I don't care what they are, I hardly notice them during a game. Except on AI because he's got 'em like on his neck and everywhere. A lot of the guys are so dark (please, no one take that the wrong way) that it's hard to see them unless they get a close-up on the bench or something.

317Kim
10-14-2005, 06:37 AM
I will just say Danny Granger ;)

:grinyes:

Pacers#1Fan
10-14-2005, 08:09 AM
Danny is all class.

Stryder
10-14-2005, 08:15 AM
Danny is all class.

What does class have to do with this?

travmil
10-14-2005, 08:19 AM
I don't think I've ever seen the cross on Jax's hand that Golly is referring to. Anyone have a pic of it or a link to a pic?

317Kim
10-14-2005, 10:51 PM
:hmm: maybe...