Halloween Special: Top 20 Funniest Professional Athletes of Today

David Daniels@TheRealDDanielsSenior Writer IOctober 29, 2010

Halloween Special: Top 20 Funniest Professional Athletes of Today

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    Halloween 2010 is almost here.

    This time of year, there have been plenty of articles focusing on the scariest athletes around.

    This list is about the funniest.

    If you showed up to one of these athletes' doors Halloween night for "trick or treat," they may just trick you for the laughs.

    Here are the 20 funniest professional athletes of today...

20. Steve Nash

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    He has no tolerance for messing around when it comes to basketball, just ask Shaq, but when it comes to being off the court...

19. Gilbert Arenas

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    Who else would try to get a laugh out of pulling a gun in the locker room?

18. Greg Oden

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    He could have possibly been the next Shaq in terms of making people laugh, but it's hard to be funny when you get no face time because you can't stay on the court.

17. John Daly

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    Just look at that gut.

16. Troy Polomalu

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    His Head and Shoulder commercials are priceless, but I can't be the only one who thinks it's hilarious to see him try to jump over the offensive line.

15. Chris Bosh

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    All those years in Toronto hiding his comedic talents...

14. Chris Johnson

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    Just look at his twitter account: http://twitter.com/#!/ChrisJohnson28 

    Enough said.

13. Peyton Manning

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    He's all business when it comes to football, but who can keep a straight face during his commercials?

12. Dwight Howard

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    Dwight's been criticized for playing too loose, it's hard not to with that personality.

11. Brett Favre

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    One of the most notorious pranksters in the NFL.

10. Jared Allen

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    Ever listen to one of his mic'd-up clips?  He makes small talk to the refs all game.

9. Donovan McNabb

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    His loose personality is one of the reasons Philly gave him the boot.

8. LeBron James

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    Sure he's probably the most hated athlete right now, but his pre-game antics are the definition of original.

7. Terrell Owens

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    T.O. is the cockiest dude ever, yet hilarious.

6. Rampage Jackson

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    Professional actor, professional trash talker.

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5. Clinton Portis

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    If the NFL had a best dressed award...

4. Shaquille O'Neal

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    Off the court, this guy's only goal in life is to get a laugh.  

3. Chad Ochocinco

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    The king of the end zone celebration.  The dude actually changed his last name to get a laugh.

2. Manny Ramirez

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    Who else gets an excuse for being crazy?  Manny being Manny.

1. Ron Artest

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    The greatest interviewee of all-time.

Honorable Mention: Funniest Duo

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    Nate Robinson and Glen Davis

    Shrek and Donkey: Best fitting nicknames ever.

Honorable Mention: Funniest Sound Bite

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    Kellen Winslow

    I'm a ****** soldier!!

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Honorable Mention: Funniest Fake Athlete

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    Kenny Powers

    The cleanest video you'll find.

Honorable Mention: Funniest "Wow"

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    LaDainian Tomlinson

    What was he thinking?

Honorable Mention: Funniest Athlete Of All-Time

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    Charles Barkley

    No explanation needed.

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