It’s Hard To Deny What Animals These Superstar Athletes Look Like

Athletes | 10/17/19

There are two things that are widely popular around the world: athletics and animals. Well, we’re here to give the people what they (probably didn’t) ask for — athletes that look like animals. After all, aren’t the world’s best athletes just unleashing the animal inside on game day?

It’s time to see what beast lies within some famous athletes, and how much of their outward appearance has in common with the animal. Fair warning, some of these athlete-animals you won’t be able to un-see.

Sam Cassell Is The Quickest Tortoise Out There

Sam Cassell Is The Quickest Tortoise Out There
David Livingston/Getty Images; AFP/Getty Images
David Livingston/Getty Images; AFP/Getty Images

We’re not sure if it’s the former NBA stars bald head or goofy grin, but we can’t help but compare the six-foot three-inch basketball player to a giant tortoise.

During his 15-year career in the league, Cassell played point guard for eight different teams. In his first two seasons, he helped the Houston Rockets win back to back championships, while later winning a third with the Boston Celtics in 2008 – last season as a player.