Look: Some of the NBA's Most Devoted Black Dads With Their Adorable Kids

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Look: Some of the NBA's Most Devoted Black Dads With Their Adorable Kids

Our favorite fathers from LeBron James to Steph Curry and more.

Published October 20, 2016

There are plenty of great dads in the NBA. Some of them, though, are more prone to giving us a case of cuteness overload by sharing pictures of their adorable kids on Instagram. Matt Barnes is one of them and the fact that he took to IG today to say that he's not been allowed to see his twin boys in nearly a month hurts our hearts. Here, BET.com lists several of our favorite and most devoted NBA dads — from LeBron James to Stephen Curry and more — with their beautiful kids.

  1. LeBron James

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    King James often gushes about his royal family, which includes his two sons, LeBron James Jr. and Bryce Maximus James, and baby girl, Zhuri James. He and wife, Savannah, definitely have a full-court press on their hands. We love this family.

  2. Carmelo Anthony

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    Followers of Carmelo Anthony on IG know that, in many cases, wherever Melo goes, his son, Kiyan, is right there with him. Take this pic from New York Fashion Week for instance. Proud dad right there.

  3. Stephen Curry

    The three ladies that have the back-to-back NBA MVP wrapped around their fingers: his wife Ayesha and beautiful daughters Riley and Ryan. After Riley stealing the spotlight from her dad many times, we can't wait to see what kind of personality lil' Ryan develops and how Steph reacts to it.

  4. Dwyane Wade

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    D. Wade has a really big team! No wonder the future NBA Hall of Famer refers to being a dad as "God's greatest gift." True, indeed.

  5. Isaiah Thomas

    My Young Gunnas

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    The Boston Celtics point guard memorably let his sons take over his playoff postgame press conference this past April and we could see that he's super proud of these lil' guys.

  6. DeMarcus Cousins

    Simply put: Boogie is blessed with two adorable kids. His son and daughter are too cute.

  7. Chris Paul

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    Just this past weekend, Chris Paul was posted up with his son, lil' Chris, and daughter, Camryn, as he recovered from a workout. Hey, CP3 ... lil' Chris isn't so little anymore.

  8. Kyle Lowry

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    During the summer, the Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard took great pleasure in knowing that his older son was helping to protect and look out for his younger brother. It's the kind of thing that makes a dad ultra proud.

  9. Paul George

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    Nothing like daddy-daughter time, right, Paul George? Isn't Olivia just the cutest little princess? Props to PG-13 for settling his paternity lawsuit with his baby mama in November 2014 and taking on his daddy duties head on. Olivia is definitely worth it.

  10. J.R. Smith

    Who could forget J.R. Smith's daughter Demi saying she's just happy that her dad didn't do anything to get "kicked off the team" during the NBA Finals? That's just too cute — not to mention hilarious — for words. Just this past weekend, J.R. and his wife, Jewel, announced that they're expecting another child to add to their two daughters, Demi and Peyton. Aww.

  11. Matt Barnes

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    This is the Throwback Thursday image that Matt Barnes posted onto his IG today after claiming he hasn't been allowed to see his twin boys for nearly a month. We sure hope that the Sacramento Kings forward works out his differences with ex/baby mama Gloria Govan so that he can fully go back to being a doting dad soon.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


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