NBA season tip-off countdown: 0 days and notable players to wear number 0 or 00

The NBA is back and tips off tonight.

Let’s take a look at some notable players, past or present, to wear number 0 or 00.

In alphabetical order:

A

WASHINGTON: Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas is dropping the zero. The star has submitted paperwork to become No. 6. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gilbert Arenas: 3x All-Star, 2007 All-NBA Second Team, 2x All-NBA Third Team, 2003 NBA Most Improved Player, averaged 29.3 points per game in the 2005-2006 season

D

CHARLOTTE, NC – FEBRUARY 25: Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons reacts after a play against the Charlotte Hornets during their game at Spectrum Center on February 25, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Andre Drummond: 2x All-Star, 2016 All-NBA Third Team, 3x NBA rebounding leader (2016-14.8 rebounds per game, 2018-16.0 rebounds per game, 2019-15.6 rebounds per game)

LANDOVER, MA – CIRCA 1991: Kevin Duckworth #00 of the Portland Trail Blazers looks on against the Washington Bullets during an NBA basketball game circa 1991 at the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Duckworth played for the Trail Blazers from 1986-93. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kevin Duckworth

Kevin Duckworth: 2x All-Star, 1988 NBA Most Improved Player, defensive backbone of the Portland Trail Blazers team that reached the Finals twice over a three-year span in the 1990s

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Photo: Getty Images

Damian Lillard: 4x All-Star, 2018 All-NBA First Team, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2013 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Kevin Love
Photo: CBS Sports

Kevin Love: 5x All-Star, 2016 NBA champion, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 2011 NBA Most Improved Player, 2011 NBA rebounding leader (15.2 rebounds per game)

M

Photo: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sport

Shawn Marion: 4x All-Star, 2011 NBA champion, 2x All-NBA Third Team, 2000 NBA All-Rookie Second Team

P

Photo: NBA.com

Robert Parish: Hall of Famer, 9x All-Star, 4x NBA champion, 1982 All-NBA Second Team

W

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 7: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder handles the ball against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 7, 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 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 Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)

Russell Westbrook: 8x All-Star, 2017 NBA MVP, 2x All-NBA First Team, 5x All-NBA Second Team, 2x NBA scoring leader (2015-28.1 points per game, 2017-31.6 points per game), 2x NBA assists leader (2018-10.3 assists per game, 2019-10.7 assists per game), 2009 NBA All-Rookie First Team, averaged a triple-double in three consecutive seasons (2017-2019)

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