Originally written on Sportress of Blogitude  |  Last updated 11/14/14

When Kevin Ware watches his teammates on the Louisville Cardinals take the court in the above warm-ups at the Georgia Dome on Saturday for the team’s Final Four match-up with the Wichita State Shockers, at least 1,000 faces that look eerily familiar will be staring right back at him from the stands. In fact, not only will those faces be familiar, they will be his face. On signs. 1,000 of them. Kinda cool, in a creepy, somewhat disconcerting kind of way. But still, mostly pretty awesome. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reports that after some behind-the-scenes wheeling and dealing by Bryan Price, the founder of Build-A-Head, a company that custom-makes cardboard cutout heads frequently seen in the stands at sporting events, 1,000 Kevin Ware heads will be in the hands of Louisville fans on Saturday, thanks to a generous donation by New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire. The Louisville marketing team contacted Build-A-Head about the company making some Kevin Ware head-sign thingamajobbers, but upon learning that it would cost $2,500 to create 1,000 of the them, decided that was too rich of a price. Price stepped into action, contacting Stoudemire, who he somewhat knew after working with Amar’e's charity at one point, and the Knicks star agreed to pony up the cost to get 1,000 Kevin Ware heads to Atlanta. As a condition of Stoudemire’s involvement, not only will the back of the heads feature the hashtag #WinForWare, the signs will also bear the logo of Stoudemire’s foundation, so everybody wins. (image courtesy of Bryan Price) And in case anyone is curious, Rovell also reports that Kenny Klein, Louisville’s sports information director, told ESPN.com that “the heads were cleared by the school’s compliance department and will be given away to students who will be in the student section tomorrow supporting the team.” Once again, everybody wins. And nobody profits off it. Besides Build-A-Head, I guess, but in this situation, that seems to be acceptable. TweetThe post Amar’e Stoudemire donates 1,000 Kevin Ware head signs to Louisville (photo) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Wolves trade Corey Brewer to the Rockets

Yankees trade Prado to Marlins for Eovaldi in 5-player deal

Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

Report: Sharper, NFLers called spiked drinks 'horny juice'

Rex Ryan: My wife could coach Tom Brady

Jim Harbaugh won in laser tag by 'hunting' 10-year-old kid

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Eddie Lacy is ‘very blind,’ refuses to wear goggles

Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI, gets probation

NFL scouts not in love with Amari Cooper?

Report: No teams interested in trading for Lance Stephenson

It is not Chip Kelly's fault if Eagles miss playoffs

FCC declares that 'Redskins' is not obscene

NBA games of the weekend: Rondo's Dallas debut, Bulls-Grizz

Tuscaloosa students will have two days off if Bama plays in National Championship

Brady scares the **** out of his teammates celebrating

Longhorn Network’s yule log? Five hours of BEVO

Will a Chiefs WR finally catch a TD in Week 16?

Jon Lester and the Cubs

The Toronto Raptors reveal their new logo

Things Johnny Manziel, Browns can do to avoid a bad repeat

No. 9: What if the Bengals hired Bill Walsh?

Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

Predicting the winners of the four NFL divisions up for grabs

Game of the week: Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Jon Lester and the Cubs

Report: NFL players used 'horny juice'

Top 10 worst NBA related commercials of all-time

Game of the week: Colts vs. Cowboys

Phelps gets probation for DUI

NFL coaches on hot seat in Week 16

The Roy Williams-Terrell Owens horse collar turns 10

Most underpaid NFL players in 2014

Gronk jokes about Brady compliment

In Matt Kemp, did the Dodgers find a pigeon in Padres?

Why the Saints are legit playoff threat

Impact of U.S.-Cuba relations on MLB

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.