Kentucky freshman point guard Quade Green was accidentally poked in the eye in the Wildcats’ win over Monmouth on Dec. 9. The injury was so bad that Green’s eye was initially swollen shut and left him sensitive to light.
Still, Green was in the lineup for Kentucky’s weekend showdown against Virginia Tech. And he did it....wearing these shiny sunglasses. The jokes wrote themselves:
Quade Green is trying to put Virginia Tech in the Sharpshooter. pic.twitter.com/cbpOSufuB0— Scott Phillips (@phillipshoops) December 16, 2017
Green was essential in the Wildcats' 93-86 win, finishing with 17 points and five assists. Now he says he’s going to wear the glasses all year:
Quade Green, legend. Says he's going to wear these ALL SEASON. pic.twitter.com/TJX3UNGbTN— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_SEC) December 16, 2017
Shades (pun intended) of Rip Hamilton. That will give everyone a lot more time to come up with what Quade Green looks like. Here’s where we are right now:
Quade Green is the terminator— Evan Thompson (@evan_thomps30) December 16, 2017
Quade Green lookin like the Terminator with those goggles on— Drew (@DrewScott0) December 16, 2017
Kool Moe Dee
Props to Green for understanding the reference:
Macho Man Randy Savage
When your personal style is primarily influenced by Macho Man Randy Savage pic.twitter.com/YFMduJhkN8— Ricky O'Donnell (@SBN_Ricky) December 16, 2017
I’m basically just waiting for Quade Green to shout “SNAP INTO A SLIM JIM” as he plays against Virginia Tech.— Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) December 16, 2017
Kentucky plays UCLA on Saturday. Get your best comparisons ready.