Kendrick Perkins is a Rorschach test

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

What do you see?

Should the Thunder be playing Kendrick Perkins less? Does Scott Brooks pay attention to plus-minus? Are Kendrick Perkins' hands made of actual stone?

Doesn't matter. We're not here to discuss basketball today. We're taking a break.

Instead, let's take a second to appreciate Kendrick Perkins the human, because no matter what his plus-minus is, he will always be the greatest. One of the hidden bonuses of having the Thunder in the playoffs is getting lots and lots of time with Perk in HD on national television. This gives us all plenty of time to enjoy the magic of Perk in the midst of his grumpy glory days. Who does Grumpy Kendrick Perkins look like?

The Internet has some ideas.

Note: That one's particularly popular.

What do we think?

Other suggestions:

#Notsmooth, that's pretty mean. This is meaner.

Meanest:

There's also the olfactory division of things:

And so much more:

The "?????" division.

That last one is probably my favorite. But, before this exercise gave way to a journey down the internet wormhole of Kendrick Perkins jokes, this all began with three observations we loved last night.

Here are the contenders for Most Accurate Perk Doppleganger:

1. Yes.

2. Yes.

767681112_medium
via @TheNoLookPass

3. YES.

767679790_medium
via @Steve_OS

So there you go.

Now you might be looking for a definitive answer here. Does Perk look like Thomas the Train? Ivan Ooze? The Iron Giant? A dried-up cucumber?

No, no, no. No. Those things look like Perk. He is the stone from which the rest of our universe has been chiseled. And he's also just a lovable, hulking curmudgeon who's out here asking the right questions.

Screen_shot_2012-12-20_at_12

Kendrick Perkins is everything. God bless Kendrick Perkins.

More from SB Nation:

Flannery: NBA playoffs are the stuff of dreams

Prada: Bulls buck hero ball

Video: Give Steph a Big Mac | #Lookit

Spurs win in double-OT: How Manu got open

Ziller: MVP voting and the perils of anonymity

Herbert: How Paul George evolved into a star

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.