NBA season tip-off countdown: 4 days and notable players to wear number 4

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The NBA season is just 4 days away.

Let’s take a look at some notable players, past or present, to wear the number 4 at some point in their career.

In alphabetical order:

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Charles Barkley: Hall of Famer, 11x All-Star, 1993 NBA MVP, 5x All-NBA First Team, 5x All-NBA Second Team, 1985 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 1987 NBA rebounding leader (14.6 rebounds per game)

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Rick Barry: Hall of Famer, 8x All-Star, 1975 NBA champion, 1975 Finals MVP, 5x All-NBA First Team, 1966 NBA Rookie of the Year, 1967 NBA scoring leader (35.6 points per game), 1975 NBA steals leader (2.9 steals per game)

OAKLAND, CA – MARCH 13: Chris Bosh #4 of the Toronto Raptors looks on during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on March 13, 2010 in Oakland, California. The Warriors won 124-112. 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 2010 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Chris Bosh: 11x All-Star, 2x NBA champion, 2007 All-NBA Second Team, 2004 NBA All-Rookie First Team

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Carl Braun: Hall of Famer, 5x All-Star, 1962 NBA champion, inventor of the term “swish

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Joe Dumars: Hall of Famer, 6x All-Star, 2x NBA champion, 1989 Finals MVP, 4x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 1986 NBA All-Rookie First Team

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Shawn Kemp: 6x All-Star, 3x All-NBA Second Team, one of the most vicious dunkers of all time

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Clyde Lovellette: Hall of Famer, 4x All-Star, 3x NBA champion, 1956 All-NBA Second Team

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BALTIMORE, MD – CIRCA 1987: Moses Malone #4 of the Washington Bullets dribbles the ball up court against the Milwaukee Bucks during an NBA basketball game circa 1987 at the Baltimore Civic Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Malone played for the Bullets from 1986-88. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Moses Malone: Hall of Famer, 12x All-Star, 1983 NBA champion, 1983 Finals MVP, 3x NBA MVP, 4x All-NBA First Team, 4x All-NBA Second Team, 1983 NBA All-Defensive First Team, 6x NBA rebounding leader (1979-17.6 rebounds per game, 1981-14.8 rebounds per game, 1982-14.7 rebounds per game, 1983-15.3 rebounds per game, 1984-13.4 rebounds per game, 1985-13.1 rebounds per game)

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Sidney Moncrief: Hall of Famer, 5x All-Star, 1983 All-NBA First Team, 4x All-NBA Second Team, 2x NBA Defensive Player of the Year, 4x NBA All-Defensive First Team

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FORT WAYNE, IN – MARCH, 1956: Andy Phillip #14, of the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, tries to score as Al Ferrari #22 and Jack Coleman #12, of the St. Louis Hawks, wait for any rebound during a Western Division Playoff game in March, 1956 at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Also pictured is Chuck Share #5 (Hawks) (right). (Photo by:Diamond Images/Getty Images)

Andy Phillip: Hall of Famer, 5x All-Star, 1957 NBA champion, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 2x NBA assists leader (1951-6.3 assists per game, 1952-8.2 assists per game)

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Syracuse’s Dolph Schayes, (4) drives past Boston’s Bill Russell, right, in 1958. (Anonymous/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Dolph Schayes: Hall of Famer, 12x All-Star, 1955 NBA champion, 6x All-NBA First Team, 6x All-NBA Second Team, 1951 NBA rebounding leader (16.4 rebounds per game)

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Spud Webb: 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion and shortest player to win an NBA slam dunk contest at 5-foot-7

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Chris Webber: 5x All-Star, 2001 All-NBA First Team, 3x All-NBA Second Team, 1994 NBA Rookie of the Year, 1994 NBA All-Rookie First Team, 1999 NBA rebounding leader (13.0 rebounds per game)