35 Best NBA Celebrations in Hardwood History
If there’s one thing that NBA fans will never have to worry about, it’s a shortage of personality on the court. In many sports, players only get a small window of opportunity to add some personal flair with a celebration. In soccer, goals bring a rare (though impressive) spectacle; in football, only a touchdowns or critical plays warrant a celebration. But basketball capitalizes on every occasion imaginable.
Pregame rituals, bench antics, clutch shots, nasty defense and everything in between warrant so much more than a fist pump. Let’s pay our respects to the legends who have made their signature NBA celebrations a keystone of basketball culture.