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What's This?

The hype index, which updates daily, is a measurement of how much a sports figure is being talked about online and in the media. This category includes athletes, businesspeople, and media personalities. On-field stats, TV ratings, and similar measurements do not factor in --  this is just pure, unadulterated hype. For more information on what metrics this category uses and how the rankings are calculated, see the FAQ.

 News BuzzBing SearchBlog Buzz
#1 

LeBron James

#5 - 38,200#1 - 67,300,000#1 - 4,690,000
#2 

Bud Selig

#51 - 6,360#127 - 522,000#50 - 127,000
#3 

Dwyane Wade

#43 - 7,580#5 - 7,830,000#3 - 2,430,000
#4 

Dwight Howard

#75 - 3,360#6 - 5,490,000#8 - 666,000
#5 

Chris Bosh

#72 - 3,440#16 - 2,930,000#9 - 577,000
#6 

Kobe Bryant

#9 - 28,800#2 - 45,400,000#2 - 3,510,000
#7 

Amar'e Stoudemire

#192 - 236#68 - 1,060,000#52 - 121,000
#8 

Joe Johnson

#105 - 1,910#71 - 1,010,000#44 - 152,000
#9 

Pau Gasol

#2 - 46,500#17 - 2,850,000#11 - 514,000
#10 

Drew Brees

#21 - 15,700#8 - 4,660,000#16 - 460,000
#11 

John Wall

#102 - 2,040#41 - 1,380,000#14 - 483,000
#12 

Doc Rivers

#84 - 2,850#73 - 986,000#41 - 161,000
#13 

Paul Pierce

#53 - 6,170#22 - 2,440,000#23 - 402,000
#14 

Terry Francona

#77 - 3,270#62 - 1,100,000#107 - 71,000
#15 

Kevin Garnett

#79 - 3,210#11 - 3,760,000#18 - 440,000
#16 

Alex Rodriguez

#88 - 2,660#15 - 3,550,000#31 - 296,000
#17 

Rajon Rondo

#61 - 4,630#10 - 3,790,000#15 - 482,000
#18 

Jim Calhoun

#169 - 442#154 - 377,000#121 - 57,800
#19 

Kyle Busch

#15 - 17,800#77 - 959,000#39 - 172,000
#20 

Gregg Popovich

#118 - 1,530#112 - 599,000#54 - 116,000
#21 

Jeff Gordon

#11 - 20,600#34 - 1,550,000#29 - 318,000
#22 

Joe Mauer

#107 - 1,830#74 - 985,000#108 - 68,600
#23 

Ron Washington

#26 - 13,300#31 - 1,630,000#27 - 347,000
#24 

Joe Maddon

#62 - 4,360#70 - 1,020,000#118 - 59,200
#25 

Joe Girardi

#45 - 7,210#30 - 1,720,000#64 - 106,000
#26 

DeMarcus Cousins

#25 - 14,300#88 - 827,000#43 - 153,000
#27 

Jimmie Johnson

#13 - 18,900#56 - 1,190,000#34 - 217,000
#28 

Steve Nash

#68 - 3,970#19 - 2,820,000#19 - 426,000
#29 

Mike D'Antoni

#170 - 429#142 - 449,000#67 - 101,000
#30 

Brad Stevens

#161 - 524#109 - 618,000#133 - 46,700

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