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2023 Media Day: 25 of the best moments as NBA season nears

Teams across the NBA participate in photoshoots, interviews and even TikTok trends ahead of training camp.

Jimmy Butler's hairdo

Jimmy Butler steals the spotlight at NBA Media Day with a new look.

NBA Media Day is complete. Teams across the league participated in photoshoots, interviews and even TikTok trends on Monday in preparation of NBA training camp. 

You can find some of the best moments from NBA Media Day 2023 below.

1. Damian Lillard: ‘I want to win’

The Bucks’ new star guard is ready to get to work.

2. Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to Lillard trade

‘It’s unbelievable.’

3. Jimmy Butler rocks another new hairstyle for Media Day

The look stems from Butler being “very emotional right now.”

4. Butler sends message to Lillard and Bucks

His hairstyle is loud, but so is his commitment to winning a title.

5. Chris Paul is a Warrior

This is going to take some getting used to.

6. New threads for Bradley Beal

One-third of the Suns’ Big 3.

7. Star-studded Suns

The full Big 3.

8. LeBron James is back in No. 23

The King will no longer wear No. 6.

9. Victor Wembanyama is ready to roll

The No. 1 overall pick checks in for his first Media Day.

10. Nuggets’ star duo is all smiles

It’s safe to say the defending champs are still on a mile high.

11. Deandre Ayton is eager to dominate

The former No. 1 overall pick describes what the Blazers can expect from their new center.

12. Kevin Durant commits to the Olympics

Team USA has Phoenix’s superstar locked in for 2024.

13. Stephen Curry ‘definitely’ wants to be on the Olympic team

A Curry and Durant reunion in Paris?

14. Kristaps Porzingis in Celtics green

The Celtics’ new big man says he has some “extra motivation” heading into the season.

15. Jaylen Brown praises Jrue Holiday

Brown is excited about Boston’s recent acquisition.

16. Villanova reunion in New York

It looks like Jalen Brunson forgot their college handshake.

17. Marcus Smart is vibing in Memphis

It’s a new city and conference for the former Kia Defensive Player of the Year.

18. Anthony Davis: ‘I like our chances against anybody’

The eight-time All-Star says the Lakers’ roster has it all.

19. Fred VanVleet embracing challenge in Houston

The Rockets’ offseason addition is ‘laser focused’ on his new chapter.

20. Lonzo Ball says recovery is going well

The Bulls’ guard is expected to miss the upcoming season.

21. Classic Steven Adams 


22. Joel Embiid picks his superpower

Does Tyrese Maxey have a future in reporting?

23. Lauri Markkanen from halfcourt

The reigning Kia Most Improved Player gets buckets from the logo.

24. Klay Thompson shows off his interesting dance moves

There’s Game 6 Klay, then there’s …

25. Jazz rookies have some fun

A quick TikTok trend with the rooks.