Avengers Assemble: NBA Players as Marvel Characters

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Although our world isn't filled with the superheroes that occupy the Marvel universe, we have a different class of superhuman's: the NBA. The NBA has some of the greatest athletes in the world who all carry themselves with a unique flare and style, the same way our heroes do the MCU.


The NBA and Marvel have partnered up on a number of occasions to promote new movies, and even broadcast a game that had special graphics. The league will be producing branded merchandise in accordance with the new Black Panther: Wakanda Forever movie set to hit theaters this weekend. As we anticipate the newest addition to the MCU, we take a look at NBA players and their Marvel equivalent.

Captain America: Steph Curry

Bucky Barnes: Klay Thompson

Iron Man: Luka Doncic

Thor: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Hulk: Zion Williamson

Thanos: LeBron James

Loki: James Harden

Spiderman: Donovan Mitchell

Black Panther: Ja Morant

Doctor Strange: Nikola Jokic

Ultron: Kawhi Leonard

Black Widow: Kevin Durant

Groot: Joel Embiid

Hawkeye: Damian Lillard

Korg: Steven Adams

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