Pelicans mascot offers Robin Lopez free massage, gives him haircut instead (VIDEO)


Chicago Bulls big man Robin Lopez likes to have a little fun with NBA mascots around the country. Sometimes he fights them. Sometimes he’s nice to them. Sometimes he lets them give him a massage.

At least, that’s what he thought he was getting when the Chicago center sat down with New Orleans Pelicans mascot Pierre before their game on Sunday.

Instead, Lopez got a little trim off the top:

Seriously, how much time goes into making these gags? Do they practice them beforehand? Are there storyboards and rough drafts?

We need a Lee Jenkins piece on this immediately.