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A comprehensive list of players who are afraid of De’Aaron Fox

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Many players ducked Fox this season

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

It started with Lonzo Ball. Following an embarrassing showing in the NCAA Tournament, Lonzo Ball didn’t want to face De’Aaron Fox again. The Los Angeles Lakers rookie ducked De’Aaron Fox in Vegas Summer League, and again for their first preseason matchup as professionals. He would go on to miss two regular season matchups against Fox as well.

But what started as a simple observation that Lonzo Ball was ducking De’Aaron Fox quickly revealed a larger trend. While Lonzo is the biggest coward, the league was full of players who were afraid of De’Aaron Fox. I’ve spent the season tracking this data on Twitter, and can now share with you the comprehensive list of players who were afraid to face Fox.

Lonzo Ball

Chris Paul

Dennis Smith Jr

Eric Bledsoe

Anthony Davis

Marcus Morris

Markieff Morris

Myles Turner

Markelle Fultz

Joakim Noah

Mike Muscala

Al-Farouq Aminu

Paul Millsap

Patrick Beverley

Kevin Durant

Steph Curry

Matthew Dellavedova

Isaiah Thomas

Rajon Rondo

Devin Booker

Joel Embiid

Jon Leuer

Kawhi Leonard

DeAndre Jordan

Rudy Gobert

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Rudy Gay

Andre Iguodala

Jimmy Butler

Kristaps Porzingis

Dwyane Wade

Klay Thompson

Kyrie Irving

Marc Gasol

Cody Zeller

Nikola Mirotic

Lauri Markannen

DeMarcus Cousins

Reggie Jackson

Hassan Whiteside

Dion Waiters

Noah Vonleh

Nerlens Noel

Solomon Hill

Eric Gordon

Clint Capela

Ryan Anderson

Luc Mbah a Moute


Trevor Ariza

James Harden