March 28, 2017
Ben Simmons was in the news this weekend for looking pretty healthy while throwing down a dunk off the backboard during warmups in Indiana. And although the 20-year-old forward won't play a game in his first NBA season, not everything was a waste; after all, he did inspire the #RaiseTheCat movement. What other rookies can say that?
And via his Instagram page, we learned that a fan decided to get Simmons' face shaved into the back of his head:
As it turns out, that fan is Jake Reynolds, who is the senior vice president of ticket sales and service for the Sixers. That is some serious dedication:
The real star of the show here is Kenny Duncan, the barber/artist who was able to make all of this happen. Judging from his Instagram page, he seems to be pretty good at this sort of thing.
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