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Aaron Brooks and Other NBA Players Long Lost Twins

Lorne SmiloviciContributor IMarch 7, 2011

Aaron Brooks and Other NBA Players Long Lost Twins

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    Take a good look at the face of Aaron Brooks and think really hard. Try to imagine who in showbiz has very similar facial features and could be linked as a long lost twin.

    Okay saying their twins is a little far-fetched, but I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane by looking at both current and past NBA players and see which players look similar to other recognizable faces.

    If you couldn't figure out who Aaron Brooks looks like, I'll give you a hint. Think of a very funny stand up comedian who also has starred in many funny movies.

    I know I'm going to miss some players so I would like you guys to comment on who I missed.

Shannon Brown and Chris Brown

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    It's only fitting that Shannon and Chris share the same last name. The resemblance of Shannon and Chris may not be as prominent as others in this article, but they look enough alike to be added in this slide show.

    I know I'm not the only one who thought at one point that Chris and Shannon were somehow related.

Ronny Turiaf and Predator

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    The comparison of Ronnie Turiaf and Predator from the film series Predator,  is the first non-human look-alike on the list.

    The more you stare at Ronnie Turiaf's mammoth of a head, long hair and large body build, the correlation between the two gets stronger.

    If the Predator and Turiaf got into a fight it would be interesting to see who wins.

Josh Smith and Jayceon Taylor (the Game)

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    Smith is one "LA" tattoo under his right eye away from being a mirror image of The Game. From the neck up, both Smith and The Game look almost identical.

    Having someone write that you look almost exactly like a talented and successful rapper like the Game is not a bad comparison. It could be a lot worse. Imagine you were given the title of a carbon copy of the Predator, yikes!

Kirk Hinrich and Jason Biggs

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    If you place a photo of Kirk Hinrich beside one of Jason Biggs and look back and forth you will see a huge resemblance. 

    Hinrich and Biggs facial features are not exactly alike and don't deserve the title as identical twins. But whose to say they couldn't be long lost fraternal twins.

Rajon Rondo and Earthworm Jim

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    Rajon Rondo is one of my favorite players right now in the NBA so it hurts me to say anything that is negatively geared towards him. Now comparing Rondo to a character from a series of side-scrolling videos games of the 90's isn't the nicest thing to say.

    Rondo and Jim may also share a distant cousin in Roger the alien from American Dad.

Kenyon Martin and Method Man

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    From one of the most overrated players in the NBA (Martin) to one of the most underrated rappers (Method Man) the looks are unparalleled. 

    I suggest looking up photos of both Martin and Method Man because everything about their appearance from the shape of their head to their matching cheek bone structures are spot on.

Sam Cassell and ET

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    Sam Cassell is without a doubt the funniest looking player to ever step foot into the NBA. His talented play has always been overshadowed by how similar he looks to ET.

    If the film ET was ever turned into a live play I wonder who gets called to play the aliens part? Sam Cassell "phone home."

Corey Maggette and Xzibit

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    Corey Maggette and Nathaniel Joiner (Xzibit) are exact replicas of one another. The only difference between the two is Maggette's bald head.

    Pretty much every facial feature of Maggette's matches Xzibit's. If Xzibit shaved his head bald and I was asked to say who is who, there is no way I could tell the difference.

Rodney Stuckey and Curtis Jackson (50 Cent)

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    If Rodney Stuckey managed to put on around 50 pounds of muscle or if Curtis Jackson somehow lost that much muscle tone, then they would be twins.

    Since both of these scenarios are highly unlikely to occur, then based on facial features alone they are identical.

Kyle Korver and Asthon Kutcher

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    The comparison between Kyle Korver and Ashton Kutcher is one of the more widely talked about today and rightfully so. It's not hard to notice many similarities between the two.

    From their goofy facial expressions and matching haircut, there's no doubt in my mind that they could have been separated from each other at birth.

Stan Van Gundy and Ron Jeremy

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    This is another one of the more spot on look-alike comparisons. I cannot believe that Stan Van Gundy and Ron Jeremy aren't in any which way related. 

    Everything down to their Mario Brothers style mustache is a match. It's kind of funny taking a look at Stan's brother Jeff because in no way shape or form do they look like family.

    But if Ron Jeremy subbed in as coach for a day for the Magic, no one would know the difference.

Marco Belinelli and Sylvester Stallone

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    Comparing both Marco Belinelli and Sylvester Stallone at first glance may seem a little strange. But the harder you look at both photos the more the resemblance starts to stick out.

    I advise anyone who wants to see a picture of Stallone and compare it to Belinelli to look back at one of his photos around the time of the first Rocky film. It wouldn't do the comparison justice if you viewed a recent photo of Stallone because of the large age gap between him and Belinelli.

Chris Bosh and the Raptor's Mascot

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    When Chris Bosh signed with the Miami Heat this past off season, the Toronto Raptors lost a large part of their franchise as a whole. They lost both their franchise player and their team mascot in one fell swoop.

    The day the Raptors selected Chris Bosh with the number four pick in the draft it was a match made in heaven.

Evan Turner and Jake Sully's Avatar

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    This is one of the more out there comparisons between Evan Turner and Jake Sully's Avatar. Just saying that someone looks like a character from the film Avatar is funny enough, but when that person actually resembles an Avatar, it's priceless.

    Turner's face in this photo is identical to Sully's Avatar. All Turner is really missing is giant pointy ears and blue skin to be Sully's twin.

Robert Horry and Will Smith

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    The similarities between Robert Horry and Will Smith are quite high. They both have the same style haircut, their ears are also equally large and they smile the exact same way.

    If Robert Horry ever needed to cheat on an exam in the future, he should just ask Smith to take the test for him.

Aaron Brooks and Chris Rock

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    If you didn't guess who Aaron Brooks resembled on the first slide, the answer is Chris Rock. What ever I say wouldn't do the comparison any justice.

    If I were to rate the resemblance between Brooks and Rock on a scale of one to ten I would have to give Brooks an eight. Looking at photos of Brooks today almost duplicate the look of Rock from ten years ago.

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