NBA Swag: Who Has It, Who Doesn't?

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NBA Swag: Who Has It, Who Doesn't?
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Guess which list J.R. Smith ended up on?

The word "swag" gets tossed around a lot when it comes to professional athletes, particularly NBA players.

The word means something a little different to everybody, but swagger is confidence, almost arrogance, when it comes to one's abilities. It's sheer bravado.

Again, it's a little different for everyone, but I've always looked at it like this: If you threw any NBA player into a random street ball game anywhere in the country, would he belong? Some players don't have the flash or the bravado to fit in. That's not a bad thing; it's just the way it is. They don't carry themselves in that way.

The question is, who does? Who in the league has swagger, and who doesn't? Let's find out.

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