The Brotherhood of Snake Owners in the NBA

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The Brotherhood of Snake Owners in the NBA
The Brotherhood of Snake Owners in the NBA

Just prior to the end of the 76ers' round two exit this season, Robert Covington became the owner of a pair of bearded dragons, which as the name implies, resemble wingless versions of Daenerys's baby dragons but with a little bit of stubble. Covington also owns a four-foot bumblebee ball python, Max, and taken together calls his reptile trio Three the Hard Way. “That's inspired by me and my brothers. That's the name that my parents gave us,” said Covington. Unusual pets in the NBA are hardly novel. Carmelo Anthony's got a camel, for some reason. Shaq infamously has two white tigers. Anthony Davis had a marmoset for a while. Gilbert Arenas has sharks—in his home—that he reportedly spends $6,500

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