With Wrestlemania fresh on everyone’s mind, it’s no surprise athletes want to emulate their favorite wrestlers. Marc Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies is no different. After a missed shot his frustration was apparent. and the Spaniard went Hulk Hogan on his poor jersey. It stood no chance..
Gasol isn’t the first. Here are four times athletes lost their minds and went full Hulkamaniac.
4. Marc Gasol
The Grizzlies center became frustrated after missing a shot in the first quarter against the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. The result of his frustration was a brutal and unapologetic tearing of his jersey. What is not clear is if he tried dropping the iconic Hulk Hogan leg drop during the game as well.
3. Josh McRoberts
Miami Heat big man Josh McRoberts missed out on a rebound against the Toronto Raptors last season. The power forward proceeded to destroy his Heat jersey. McRoberts has a past in faux-wrestling. He once throat chopped LeBron James.
2. Michael Morse
The former San Francisco Giant Michael Morse got a walk-off against the forever underachieving New York Mets. The Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. native proceeded to show the world his delight by ripping his jersey wide open.
1. Darko Milicic
The former number 2 overall NBA draft pick in 2003 while playing for Grizzlies also went HAM on his jersey. He was the original jersey destroyer for the former Vancouver franchise. The only person who should be tearing anything when related to Darko should be the Pistons GM who drafted him. He could have had Carmelo, D-Wade or Chris Bosh. Ouch..
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