According to the latest research of Forbes.com, it is not LeBron James who is the most hated NBA Player right now, it's New Jersey Nets' Kris Humphries. The data that they gathered came from random people who watch the NBA.
The most probable reason why they hate Kris is that he had a relationship with one of the most controversial female celebrities in the United States, Kim Kardashian.
The fans of the NBA seemed to dislike Kim and Kris and their animosity was shown when the crowd inside the Madison Square Garden booed the couple when Kris and his Nets played against the New York Knicks.
Here are the complete list of players who made it to the top 10 most hated players in the NBA together with their corresponding poll percentages:
1. Kris Humphries, (50% dislike)
2. LeBron James, Miami Heat (48% dislike)
3. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (45% dislike)
4. Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs (37% dislike)
5. Metta World Peace, Los Angeles Lakers (formerly Ron Artest) (36% dislike)
6. Chris Bosh, Miami Heat (34% dislike)
7. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks (27% dislike)
8. Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics (25% dislike)
9. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (23% dislike)
10. Lamar Odom, Dallas Mavericks (21% dislike)