â†µDeShawn Stevenson showed up in camp with a host of new tattoos around â†µhis face and neck, and predictably, the internet went nuts. Duh. Can't â†µyou people see he's playing you like a five-dollar viola? At least Mike â†µTyson lost his mind, and Weezy's got dual residency with space. This is â†µjust some dumb publicity stunt that's working like clockwork.
â†µOr is it? Over at BDL, Skeets took the time to put up all known photos and dig a little deeper, posting this explanation from Washington Times: â†µ
â†µâ‡¥Stevenson is again sporting his beard, but vows to "keep â†µâ‡¥it clean for the Wizards." He had a close cut, but had a rat-tail. He â†µâ‡¥also is sporting new ink. On his right temple, along his hairline is â†µâ‡¥etched LONDYN, his 1-year-old son's name. On his left cheek bone is â†µâ‡¥inked the Pitsburgh Pirate's 'P', "for the Pittsburgh, that's my â†µâ‡¥favorite team. Barry Bonds, when he first started." The thing about the â†µâ‡¥P is, however, that it's backwards and looks more like a 9. DeShawn â†µâ‡¥tried to explain, "No, if you're standing where Dom's standing and â†µâ‡¥looking at me, it looks like a P." ... The final new tat is a crack on â†µâ‡¥the left side of Stevenson's forehead. He said it's because "I don't â†µâ‡¥crack. I feel like people always try to break me, but I don't crack. â†µâ‡¥So, I put that there." â†µâ†µHere's how I know that DeShawn got this done the morning â†µbefore camp, possibly without his contacts in: If he doesn't crack, why â†µis there a crack on his head? And doesn't that lend itself to a â†µsuper-easy "crackhead" pun? Moving on, unless Stevenson thinks Dom is a â†µwalking rearview mirror, or himself suffers from some serious vision â†µproblems (RESPECT THE CONTACTS THEORY), there's no reason the "P" has â†µto be backward. I call gang sign.
â†µThen there's the giant Abe Lincoln on his neck, flanked by two 5's. I â†µcan only suspect that Lincoln was inspired by the renewed interest in â†µHonest Abe sparked by the Obama comparisons. Which, naturally, lead â†µStevenson to associate himself with Lincoln. Or maybe that brought â†µLincoln to his attention, and he was like "that's the beard I've got." â†µOr maybe he's been looking for a way to keep the neck beard without â†µanyone accusing him of having joined the Taliban or moving to West â†µPhilly. Or wait ... is this a convenient cover-up for ... I'll stop â†µbefore I put my life in danger.â†µ
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