There’s a long history of NBA doppelgängers. There was the grocery-store employee who looked EXACTLY like Dwyane Wade, but with dreadlocks. Then there’s that amazing NBA Doppelgänger Tumblr that we’ve spent entire evenings sifting through. Here are some of the best, by the way:
But sometimes, NBA Doppelgängers take advantage of unsuspecting fans, using their genetic similarity to NBA stars to trick them. Take this young lady tweeting out pictures with a man claiming to be Dwight Howard a couple of seasons ago.
That’s not Dwight, as Howard later informed her on Instagram: