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:insisting it's not necessary.
It's now clear why 50 Cent threw one of the worst first pitches in history:
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:
I respect Lebron even more because being guarded by lance Stephenson has to be hard lol pic.twitter.com/3XBr8JQbwu— LaMichael James (@LaMichaelJames) May 29, 2014
And we wouldn't want to exclude the ol' casually-hang-out-in-the-opposing-team's-huddle move from the mix:
After all, fellow member of the unofficial athlete trash-talker club Richard Sherman got a good laugh out of it:
Lance Stephenson has me rolling over here.... He walked into the Heat huddle like he was suppose to be there hahahaha— Richard Sherman (@RSherman_25) May 29, 2014
It's official: Lance Stephenson is the gift who keeps on giving.