With the Miami Heat potentially on the verge of winning their first championship of the LeBron James era, King James has naturally been getting the 24-hour-a-day news treatment by the sports media. Then again, when isn't LeBron dominating the news?
Even LeBron's famous headband makes headlines on the regular. Almost anytime he changes it up, tosses one to a fan or doubles up on the headbands, it's a newsworthy event. But we all know that LeBron isn't the only athlete with newsworthy accessories.
At least LeBron's is practical and serves dual purposes, which is more than I can say for a lot of other athlete accessories. Some memorable ones over the years have been purely functional, but most have been purely ridiculous.
Let's take a look at some memorably ridiculous accessories over the years.