There have been many, many unpopular players in the NBA's 60-plus years of existence. Fans cheer their home team and enjoy booing their foes.
Some players, though, have crossed over from popular to despised.
Whether it be controversial remarks, hard-nosed play, a perceived bad attitude or a guy being so good that he breaks hearts nationwide, there's never been a shortage of ballers to hate.
Some guys are also just, well, annoying, and the 24/7 news cycle has certainly ratcheted up the disdain for anyone who does something to draw the ire of fans.
There are surely those who are hated, but did not make the list. Which players have you found to be utterly impossible to root for? Please, share them with us all.
Enough with formalities already. Let's take a look at some of the most hated players in professional basketball history.