Instagram LeBron James, Tim Duncan, DeMarcus Cousins, Danilo Gallinari, Andrea Bargnani

If you have ever wondered what NBA players look like as pieces of sushi, your big day is here. Yujia Hu, a sushi chef in Milan, posted a series of images to his Instagram, @sakanasushimilano, stylizing rice and seaweed as ballers. The resulting images are delicious.

LeBron James

LeBron James

This roll captures The King's headband look and his tiny thin mustache.

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan

Out of respect for one of the greatest to ever play the game, The Big Fundamental model shows his patchy facial hair and receding hairline perfectly.

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DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins

This sushi sculpture replicates not only Cousins' facial hair but also the top of his head and his headband.

Danilo Gallinari

Danilo Gallinari

Danilo Gallinari's spiky hair was replicated onto this ball of rice. Try that on pizza, Italy.

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Andrea Bargnani

Andrea Bargnani

Everything about this Andrea Bargnani model is precise, especially the detail done on the eyebrows. Again, an Italian player works on Japanese food.

Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinelli

Look at those eyelids! And is that some sort of shooting sleeve?

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UPDATE: Hu received such a strong response to his photos as they were picked up in the U.S. that he added one more player Friday.

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

That forehead and hair streak are right on the money like a fadeaway 3-pointer in the final minute of Game 7 of the NBA Finals.

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Hu also depicts celebrities in other fields in his nigiri designs. For example, here are Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta as Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega:


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