Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 12/28/11

The Lakers avoided an 0-3 start by blowing out the Jazz at Staples Center in Los Angeles Tuesday night.  However, the major story of the night in the NBA (besides Norris Cole) was this Lakers fan courtside.  Although the long straw actually invokes images of The Penguin, I'm more inclined to say this fella looks like a slightly more evil version of Adam West.  Thankfully, one of our favs Kevin Harlan was able to give a full play by play of Devin Harris going into the stands to try and save the ball on this play.  Who doesn't love a good Penguin impersonation...

The total sequence included popcorn flying through the air, an expensive courtside seat as a casualty, and Harlan's Penguin for a few seconds.  From the sound of it, Harlan seems to be going with the classic Burgess Meredith interpretation rather than the darker Danny Devito version.  Good call.  Thankfully, other gifted photoshoppers were on the same page...

On Thursday night, I'm hoping Reggie Miller shows up in a Riddler costume for the TNT game because that would just be so fitting.

H/T NShowtime21!


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