As children, we are taught that bullies are people who act all tough just because they are really scared and insecure on the inside. In basketball, certain players are no exception to the rule. Some guys will trash talk and play dirty and love every minute of it, but then back down when someone else calls them out on their actions.
A man who has mastered the art of basketball bullying is Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett (pictured), who is relentless when it comes to trash talking both on and off the court. Boston fans love him, but players hate him as they view him as nothing more than a loudmouth.
Thus, in the spirit of both Christmas and the upcoming NBA season, let's take a look at seven of the NBA's biggest bullies.