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Power Ranking LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and the NBA's Biggest Crybabies

Patrick ClarkeCorrespondent IMay 17, 2012

Power Ranking LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and the NBA's Biggest Crybabies

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    So, who are the biggest crybabies walking the NBA hardwood these days?

    Orlando Magic forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis once let his emotions get the best of him after getting ripped by then-teammate Kevin Garnett on the Boston Celtics bench, and he literally cried in front of the thousands watching at the arena and millions watching on television.

    Now that's a true crybaby.

    Sure, Davis makes the list as one of the league's all-time teary-eyed best, but who else?

    Join Bleacher Report as we power rank the biggest crybabies in today's NBA.

10. Amar'e Stoudemire, New York Knicks

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    Anytime you lash out on an innocent fire extinguisher after a loss, you may be considered an unconscious crybaby.

    Sorry Amar'e, you kick off the list.

9. Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers

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    Los Angeles Clippers high-flyer Blake Griffin is quickly becoming the NBA's biggest flopping crybaby.

    His dirty tactics were brought to light in the Clippers' first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies, and will be watched closely as L.A. moves forward this postseason.

8. DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings

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    Sacramento Kings stud big man DeMarcus Cousins has endless potential it seems, except he can't seem to stay out of his coach's doghouse.

    Cousins can lose his cool quicker than most, and his consistent whining has not gone unnoticed.

7. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

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    Kevin Durant is one of the coolest customers in the NBA, but even he can sometimes butt heads with short-tempered point guard Russell Westbrook.

    Westbrook can lash out at teammates and even hog the ball to the Thunder's detriment when he is upset or OKC is struggling.

    That qualifies him as one of the league's most explosive crybabies.

6. Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

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    Forget the fact that Dwight Howard ranks among the best rebounders on the planet and owns an Olympic gold medal, he is without question one of the league's worst whiners.

    Between his beef with Magic coach Stan Van Gundy and his constant flip-flopping on where he wants to play next, all signs point to the fact that "Superman" needs to toughen up.

5. LeBron James, Miami Heat

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    LeBron James is a king in the sense that he whines when he doesn't get his way.

    James is three-time league MVP and a perennial All-Star, but that doesn't change the fact that he is constantly complaining to officials and walking off the floor without shaking his opponents' hands.

4. Andrew Bynum, Los Angeles Lakers

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    The seven-foot crybaby who is most known for undermining his head coach and quitting on his teammates, L.A.'s Andrew Bynum needs to take some lessons from Hollywood's finest to learn how to at least act like a big boy.

    Just ask Kobe Bryant and Mike Brown, Bynum is a crybaby.

3. Rajon Rondo, Boston Celtics

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    The NBA's leading assist man is also one of the league's harshest arguers.

    Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was suspended in the first round of the playoffs against the Atlanta Hawks after chest bumping an official in Game 1, and earlier this season he was suspended two games for tossing a ball at another referee.

2. Vince Carter, Dallas Mavericks

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    Ever since Vince Carter entered the league as a lethal scoring machine and highlight-reel dunker, he has been crying his way up and down the floor.

    Carter is the one player in the league that can suffer a life-threatening finger injury and then recover from that injury in a matter of seconds. Ahem, crybaby.

1. Glen Davis, Orlando Magic

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    Come on, his nickname is "Big Baby," and he once actually cried in an NBA game.

    Not only does Glen Davis live up to the moniker, he surpasses our expectations of what an NBA crybaby should be.

     

     

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