Pacers instigator Lance Stephenson blowing in LeBron James' ear during Indiana's Game 5 win is one of those strange and lasting visuals begging to be mocked. But first, let's relive the moment:

Now for the fun. Anyone who owned original Nintendo games can appreciate this gem:

Nintendo played along, insisting it's not necessary.


It's now clear why 50 Cent threw one of the worst first pitches in history:

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Stephenson's buffoonery (Ray Allen's term) also proved useful in more traditional activities:


Even other professional athletes, such as 49ers RB LaMichael James, are impressed with the patience it takes to have Stephenson in your ear:


And we wouldn't want to exclude the ol' casually-hang-out-in-the-opposing-team's-huddle move from the mix:

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After all, fellow member of the unofficial athlete trash-talker club Richard Sherman got a good laugh out of it:


It's official: Lance Stephenson is the gift who keeps on giving.

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