Current NBA stars reimagined as ABA legends? Yes please

Ever wonder what current NBA stars like LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and Carmelo Anthony would look like if they had been around during the heydays of the ABA, where big afros and short shorts were at a premium? Well wonder no more, thanks to efforts of the tremendous website Mandatory (, for they have gone and transformed the aforementioned stars (and many others) into their 1970s ABA counterparts, and the results are outstanding.

Here’s just a small sampling…

Durant ABA

LeBron ABA

Blake ABA

Carmelo ABA

Head over to Mandatory to see the rest, because if you’re going to dick around on the Internet today—and you know you are—might as well spend some time over there checking out the rest of the gallery.



About the author: Jeff Greenwell


Jeff Greenwell is the writer/editor of Last Angry Fan. Jeff has been known to rock a Speedo while belting out Robert Goulet tunes from his front porch, and in his spare time he enjoys capturing and training feral goats to be his minions. Also known to dig a nice brick of cheese from time to time.



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