NBA season tip-off countdown: 7 days and notable players to wear number 7

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The NBA season is only a week away and this upcoming season proves to be a very intriguing one, after what was arguably the craziest and most unpredictable off-season.

With only 7 days until the season starts, we take a look at notable players, past or present, to wear the number 7 at some point in their career.

In alphabetical order:

A

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New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Knicks win 102-92. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Carmelo Anthony: 10x All-Star, 2013 NBA scoring leader (28.7 points per game), 24.0 career points per game

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Nate “Tiny” Archibald: Hall of Famer, 6x All-Star, 3x All-NBA First Team, 1973 NBA scoring leader (34.0 points per game)

B

Chauncey Billups #7 of the Denver Nuggets controls the ball against the Dallas Mavericks at the Pepsi Center on November 7, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Chauncey Billups: 5x All-Star, 2004 NBA champion, 2004 Finals MVP

D

LANDOVER, MD – CIRCA 1991: Adrian Dantley #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks looks on against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1991 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Dantley played for the Bucks from 1990-91. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Adrian Dantley: Hall of Famer, 6x All-Star, 1977 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2x NBA scoring leader (1981-30.7 points per game, 1984-30.6 points per game)

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Kevin Durant: 2x NBA champion, 2x Finals MVP, 2014 NBA MVP, 10x All-Star, 6x All-NBA First Team, 2008 NBA Rookie of the Year, 4x NBA scoring leader (2010-30.1 points per game, 2011-27.7 points per game, 2012-28.0 points per game, 2014-32.0 points per game)

H

MIAMI – OCTOBER 23: Penny Hardaway #7 of the Miami Heat drives against the San Antonio Spurs at American Airlines Arena on October 23, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The Spurs defeated the Heat 104-87. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway: 4x All-Star, 2x All-NBA First Team, 1994 NBA All-Rookie First Team

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Kevin Johnson: 3x All-Star, 4x All-NBA Second Team, 1989 NBA Most Improved Player

K

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Toni Kucoc: FIBA Hall of Fame, 3x NBA champion, 1996 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, 1990 FIBA World Championship MVP

L

TORONTO, CANADA – FEBRUARY 13: Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors handles the ball against the Washington Wizards on February 13, 2019 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2019 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kyle Lowry: 2019 NBA champion, 5x All-Star

M

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Pete Maravich: Hall of Famer, 5x All-Star, 2x All-NBA First Team, 1971 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 1977 NBA scoring leader (31.1 points per game)

O

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Lamar Odom: 2x NBA champion, 2011 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, 2000 NBA All-Rookie First Team

R

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JJ Redick: 2016 NBA three-point shooting leader (47.5%), has made the playoffs every year of his 13-year career