Most of the time, fans only get to see the serious side of athletes. Halloween weekend always seems to bring out the best in people. Below are some of the best costumes worn by athletes during Halloween weekend (and some, by fans).
2015 Halloween Costumes
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Popeye, you've had enough spinach.
Ovie dressed up as
Matt Harvey ... Batman. His fiancee, Nastya Shubskaya, matched as Batgirl.
The Washington Capitals winger's wife has her dalmatian on a leash. Lauren Oshie dressed as Cruella De Vil from 101 Dalmatians.
Oklahoma City Thunder
There is a lot going on here, but take note of Steven Adams as the Joker from The Dark Knight, Kevin Durant as Miles Logan of Blue Streak and Russell Westbrook as Steven Adams.
D-Will jumps on the Game of Thrones bandwagon with a Khal Drogo costume.
Apparently Lurch from The Addams Family is a hit among Germans. After all, Frankenstein was created in Germany.
Tony Stewart dressed as his alter ego, "Tanya." Here he is with Kurt Busch's crew chief, Tony Gibson, who dressed as an expletive.
Jim Harbaugh Baby
This kid is not an athlete (yet), but he dresses the part.
Jim Harbaugh Dog
Oh, and here is the canine version.
The Around the Horn analyst went all in with a James Harden costume on-air.
Tim Tebow and Paul Finebaum
Tim Tebow dressed as (an incredibly jacked) SWAT team officer arresting Paul Finebaum, costumed as a jockey.
The Oklahoma coach turned into Yoda after the Sooners handled Kansas, 62-7.
BYU Football Team
The Cougars dress up as players from Remember the Titans, which may have outdone their costumes from The Sandlot a year ago.
The two-time NBA champ is Captain America for a night.
Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis
The Penguins winger is timely with a Marty McFly costume, while Pascal Dupuis dons a respectful Minion costume.
The Lakers rookie embraces Los Angeles as Eazy-E.
The Maple Leafs captain takes Halloween seriously.
Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky
The couple turns into vampires by night.
The USWNT goalkeeper usually intimidates, but on this night, she was chicken.
The Buffalo Sabres mega-rookie is also a fashionable unicorn.
The NHL legend is some sort of vampire-alien.
This is probably photoshopped, but it should still make Bill Belichick cringe.
Even a king can be Prince.
The skier gets in the spooky spirit.
Tom Brady And Gisele
That mask looks overinflated.
The Panthers linebacker mocks his quarterback. Never hit the redshirt in practice.
Marlins Man Kid
The man, the myth, the legend.
Sydney Leroux And Dom Dwyer
The soccer star couple crushes the Serena-Drake game.
Mo Williams And J.R. Smith
Not that Smith ever acts like a baby ...
Mo Williams And Kevin Love
K-Love rocking the fictional Flint Tropics jersey from Semi-Pro.
Because Swaggy P.
Russell Wilson goes with the standard Dark Knight look. Girlfriend Ciara complements as Catwoman.
Novak Djokovic And Boris Becker
The current and former tennis stars apparently take this picture from Paris.
Good, the U.S. could use some top-notch American tennis talent.
He is new to New York and does not know there is only one Thor: Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard.
Brook Lopez (Darth Vader) would not be outdone by his twin brother and rival center, Robin.
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