Athletes have been known to be unfaithful in every area of sports and basketball is absolutely no exception. There’s something about the combination of sleek bodies, mass media coverage, and piles of cash that drive men to desire the company of many, many women. There are a lot of beautiful ladies out there and sometimes it’s hard to say no. Proverbially, they want to have their cake and eat it, too. And they’ve got the money and the power to make that happen.
Problems arise when the dirty secrets get out and loving partners begin to lose trust and admiration for their partners. Although it’s pretty sad, adultery in the NBA world has become so commonplace that it’s known as the “Baller Wife’s Burden”. It’s become expected that if you’re married to an NBA star, you can expect him to be unfaithful. It’s how you deal with it that makes all the difference.
Some wives want millions of dollars for the years they spend supporting their cheating spouses. Others set up shop on reality TV shows like Basketball Wivesto maximize their time in the limelight. Some seek revenge, some even the score, and some just let their husbands be free to sway from the nest in hopes that they’ll return knowing the grass is rarely ever greener. Here’s a list of 15 famous NBA stars who got caught sampling some goods of the extramarital variety.