Posted December 14, 2012

In Focus: NBA brothers

In Focus
Tyler and Ben Hansbrough (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tyler (left) and Ben Hansbrough are reserves for Indiana. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

By Andy Gray

Tyler Hansbrough showed off his family spirit when Tristan Thompson swung an elbow at his brother Ben during Wednesday’s Pacers-Cavs game. In honor of the Hansbroughs, here’s a look at some other brothers who played in the NBA.

Tom and Dick Van Arsdale (James Drake/SI)

Tom (left) and Dick Van Arsdale pose while students at Indiana in 1962. They both went on to play 12 seasons in the NBA. (James Drake/SI)

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Bernard and Albert King with NYC Mayor Ed Koch in 1983. (AP)

Bernard (left) and Albert King with NYC Mayor Ed Koch at the 1983 Mobile Big Apple Games. (AP)

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Dominique and Gerald Wilkins with Marv Albert in 1987. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dominique (left) and Gerald Wilkins with Marv Albert in 1987. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Harvey and Horace Grant pose for a 1992 photo shoot. (Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

Harvey (left) and Horace Grant pose for a 1992 photo shoot. (Ronald C. Modra/Sports Imagery/Getty Images)

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Ed and Charles O''Bannon at UCLA in 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport)

Charles (left) and Ed O’Bannon at UCLA in 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport)

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Chuck Person shoots over his brother, Wesley, during a  1996 Spurs-Suns game. (John W. McDonough/SI)

Chuck Person (right) shoots over his brother Wesley during a 1996 Spurs-Suns game. (John W. McDonough/SI)

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Brent Barry defends his brother, Jon, during a 2003 Pistons-Sonics game. Not pictured is Drew, who played three NBA seasons. (eff Reinking/NBAE/Getty Images)

Brent Barry (right) defends his brother Jon during a 2003 Pistons-Sonics game. Not pictured is brother Drew, who also played three NBA seasons. (Jeff Reinking/NBAE/Getty Images)

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