Found August 09, 2013 on With Leather:
(via Getty Image)I can’t in good conscience call Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan’s birthday cake the worst athlete birthday cake ever — that designation goes to Stevie Johnson’s ass cake forever and always — but good God, is it marvelously awful.Take a quick look at this thing, and I’ll try to explain it.Via Facebook:Okay, so … okay, so here’s everything I can find on the cake.1. DeRozan’s jersey, complete with Canadian maple leaf 2. The Toronto Raptors “raptor dribbling a basketball” logo (obviously) 3. Half a basketball 4. DeMar’s name in graffiti font 5. A shoe, in its entirety 6. Eazy-E’s Compton hat 7. His age, presented in an announcement circleWhat this teaches us is that DeMar DeRozan is 24 years old, appreciates classic hip-hop iconography, likes basketball and … uh, wears shoes. What I do not see:1. Anything resembling cake 2. CandlesI guess they do things differently when you’re a rich 24-year old in Canada. Justin Bieber’s next birthday cake will probably just be a hummer limo with a package of snowballs in the trunk.[h/t to Sportress]

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