NBA Cat List

NBA Cats:

Cats currently / recently owned by players currently / recently in the NBA:

Apia – Manu Ginobili
Baby Jag – Ryan Hollins
Biggie – Nicolas Batum
Bubbles – Yogi Ferrell
Cece - Tony Parker
Cece – Tony Parker
Chica - Alexy Shved
Chica – Alexy Shved
Dribbles – Nik Stauskas
Edward - Robin Lopez
Edward – Robin Lopez
Firuze – Furkan Aldemir
Fion – Joel Bolomboy
Indy – Jeff Withey
Gaza – Jeff Withey
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Jack  – Michael Gbinije
Kim – Nicolas Batum
Macy - James McAdoo
Macy – James McAdoo
Maximus - Mike Miller
Maximus – Mike Miller
Miss Meow - Russ Smith
Miss Meow – Russ Smith
Mufasa - Kosta Koufos
Mufasa – Kosta Koufos
Nala – Ben Simmons
Poupin - Brook Lopez
Poupin – Brook Lopez
Quackers - Russ Smith
Quackers – Russ Smith
Raja – JaVale McGee
Ruth – Henry Ellenson
Tom – Shayne Whittington
??? – BenSimmons


NBA Cat People:


Dante Cunningham owned two cats, tried to find homes for them on twitter.

Samuel Dalembert had “10 unhousebroken cats—now relocated to ex-teammate Marc Jackson’s horse farm“ Read an NBA Catwatch exclusive interview with Marc about the story.

Chris Douglas-Roberts owned Keiko and Kiana (escaped.)

Carrick Felix took in a stray black cat, no further information uncovered.

Spencer Hawes had a cat named Sean, passed in 2011.

Meyers Leonard has a cat back home named Bonnie.

Trey Lyles has a cat back home named Kobe.

Ricky Rubio fostered a kitten for a month and a half.

Karl-Anthony Towns had a childhood cat, comfortable with cats on set.


Known Cat Fearers / Dislikers:

Carmelo Anthony: “What are you afraid of?” Cats. Yeah I’m afraid of cats.

Eric Bledsoe: I hate cats there creepy

Carlos Delfino: I hate cats!!!

Evan Fournier: I hate cats sorry lol

Channing Frye: I hate cats

Jeff Green: I hate cats

Draymond Green: What animal are you most afraid of – cats

Gerald Henderson: I don’t trust cat people, man. Cats are creepy to me

Jrue Holliday: Thumbs down

Frank Kaminsky: “no no no” “cats are creepy”

Alfonzo McKinnie: I actually do not like cats. They’re creepy

Taurean Prince: Neither 💀

Zach Randolph: I’ve got a crazy phobia about cats. For some reason, I’m always thinking they’re going to scratch me. If a cat walks up, I’m going, “Oh no, this dude about to scratch me — I know it!” Cats scare the hell out of me. I love animals, but I’m no cat lover.

Josh Richardson I really reeeeeeally do not like cats

Deshawn Sims: I am terrified of cats

Lance Stephenson: I don’t like cats


Cat Allergy Sufferers

Caris LeVert: He actually allergic to cats

Alan Williams: I’m more allergic to cats than dogs I’m sorry

Kemba Walker: “Kemba’s a little bit allergic … and he’s a little bit afraid of them”


In Memoriam

Kyle Anderson: Tiger Woods

Spencer Hawes: Sean

Andrew Nicholson: Frisket and Whiskers