Talk about your clashes of the hair-struggle titans. (Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images)
For years, LeBron James has relied on an ever-expanding headband to both capture the buckets of sweat that drip off his head during an NBA game and attempt (and fail) to cover up his receding hairline. James' headband has become both a national punchline and a sought-after souvenir, a giant and unavoidable part of the MVP's profile (literally), an accessory and affectation without which it seems odd to imagine James on the court.
And yet, just like that, it went away during the fourth quarter of Game 6 ... yet LeBron soldiered on.
It happened on an offensive rebound and putback dunk of a Mario Chalmers miss at the nine-minute mark of the fourth quarter to cut the Spurs' lead to 80-77:
The moment itself, via an endlessly repeating Vine:Read More »from LeBron James loses his headband, which was a total turning point, duh (Video)