LeBron James' creepy 'Movember' mustache debuts

Alex Butler

CLEVELAND, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The best basketball player in the world is still very recognizable, despite a slight disguise.

On Tuesday, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James posted a picture of himself on Instagram, sporting a freshly curled mustache. James wrote the caption: "Mooostash on deck! #Movember #StriveForGreatness."


The Twitter-verse took hold of James' post and created multiple memes, comparing his picture to everything from old-time-movie villains to classic boxers and MLB pitchers.

James also posted a picture to his Instagram account Monday, after fans created a meme comparing his mustached look to a mechanic.

Mooostash on deck! #Movember #StriveForGreatness

A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on


"Hahahahaha!!!! Man ya'll gotta chill on these memes for real. I really just bust out laughing at this. Smh!#MustachIsStrivingForGreatness#IDontCondoneSmokingByTheWay," James wrote.

Movember is an annual event, where men grow moustaches for charity to raise awareness about men's health.

James, 30, is averaging 25.8 points, 7.1 rebounds and 6.7 assists this season.


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