Fan turns up to Cleveland game with LeBron James shaved into his head

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LeBron James is as big of they come in terms of sports stars. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward is an icon and has amassed a huge following of dedicated supporters around the world. 

The hype and hysteria surrounding the two-time NBA Champion has somewhat reduced this year with the emergence of Stephen Curry as the face of the league, in addition to the focus on Kobe Bryant as he continues his farewell tour. 

However, there are still many supporters who look up to the 31-year-old and root for him passionately night-after-night. Having been rested during the Cavaliers' blowout loss to the Washington Wizards, 'King James' returned to action with a bang as he finished with 33 points to inspire the Cavs to a win over the Indiana Pacers.

One young fan who would have been ecstatic to see James return in style is the child in the tweet below who turned up to the Quicken Loans Arena sporting a James jersey and a portrait of the four-time MVP shaved into the back of his head. 

As you can see, the picture of James is surprisingly accurate. Props to the barber who managed to pull this off. However, this is not the first time we have seen a basketball inspired haircut. 

Who can forget the fan who had Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder logo cut into his hair during their playoff run in 2014? Or the San Antonio barber who shaved images of Kawhi Leonard and Tim Duncan onto people's heads during their run to a fifth ring. 

There have also been James Harden and Manu Ginobili inspired cuts, but this is the first LeBron work of art we have seen. The forward, who has a 28.4 million Twitter followers, has been somewhat overshadowed this season but will no doubt be a threat when the playoffs roll around.

Having pushed Golden State to six games with a depleted roster, much was expected of the Eastern Conference's leading franchise this season, however, while the current NBA champions have found a new level, the Cavs have been through a rough patch.

David Blatt was fired with the East outfit on a Conference best 30-11 record and Tyronn Lue's tenure has gotten off to a rocky start, but the Cavs still hold that top stop, with the Toronto Raptors breathing down their necks.

Lue has won 12 of his 16 games since taking the reins, but it will be the manner of some of the losses that will frustrate the former point guard. The defeat to the Wizards was painful to watch, but the loss to the Raptors was also a bitter pill to swallow having led by as many as nine points with just over five minutes remaining.

The Cavs may be going through a tough run at the minute, but it can be guaranteed LeBron will bring his A game when it matters most.

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