NBA Players In Face Masks

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As a result of a broken nose suffered during Miami's road victory over Oklahoma City last week, LeBron James wore a black mask to "lessen the pain" as the Heat beat the Knicks in Miami. Before the game, James said that his mask would resemble the one worn by Bane from Batman, and joked that he was "talking to Marvel Comics and DC Comics to try to come up with one of the greatest masks of all time." Of course, he's not the first NBA player to don a mask in the name of safety. Here are a few of the others.

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