Cats currently / recently owned by players currently / recently in the NBA:
NBA Cat People:
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.
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”
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
Kyle Anderson: Tiger Woods
Spencer Hawes: Sean
Andrew Nicholson: Frisket and Whiskers