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Hey, Andrew Bynum! Ike Turner wants his hair back!

November 15, 2012|By Chuck Schilken
  • The look sported by former Laker Andrew Bynum, left, on Wednesday night has conjured images of vintage Ike Turner.
The look sported by former Laker Andrew Bynum, left, on Wednesday night… (Andrew Bynum via @jose3030;…)

Andrew Bynum and Ike Turner, separated at birth.

It's a sensation that's sweeping Twitter as we speak, thanks to an observation that, from what I can tell, was first made (publicly, at least) by ESPN's Stephen A. Smith.

And it's all because of that spectacularly bizarre hairdo the former Laker and current Philadelphia 76er was sporting on the sideline Wednesday night as he continued to recover from the knee injury that will keep him off the court at least five more weeks.

Granted, Bynum has been letting his hair run wild ever since leaving L.A. during the off-season. But nothing could have prepared us for the spectacle his follicles treated us to during the 76ers-Pistons game. I seriously can't take my eyes off it.

Ike Turner was a great call. Twitter has been filled with many others, including Moe from the Three Stooges, Captain Kangaroo, Pearl from "227", a Chia Pet, the fifth Beatle, etc.

Who (or what) do you think Bynum is trying to channel with that look? Ike Turner will be hard to beat, but I have faith in you. Leave your best shot in our comments section.


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