Lance Stephenson Sleeping is the Latest Internet Photoshop Craze (Video + Gallery)
In case you missed it, last night during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, Lance Stephenson treated us to an epic flop late in the third quarter of the Indiana Pacers’ 87-83 loss to the Miami Heat.
How epic was it? Well, for starters, it cost Stephenson a cool $5000, as he was fined by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules.
First, here’s a look at Stephenson’s flop from Tuesday night’s game:
Now here’s the statement regarding the fine, via the league’s Twitter account:
IND's Stephenson fined $5K for violating league's anti-flopping rules vs. Heat in Game 2 of ECF on May 20. Video at: http://t.co/IFG063Xjid
— NBA Official (@NBAOfficial) May 21, 2014
And that’s not all.
Stephenson’s quick snooze after he hit the hard-court has since turned into the latest internet photoshop craze, as “Lance Stephenson sleeping” has been strategically placed in many great settings, from the moon landing to the mouth of Jaws.
Here’s a look at some of the best “Lance Stephenson sleeping” photoshops on Twitter, via Page Q:
So in the end, Stephenson’s flop earned him a foul on the play, a 5K fine from the league, and a place in internet photoshop infamy.
Was it worth it? Probably not.