Is Anze Kopitar the new Andre the Giant?

Kings' center Anze Kopitar, the NHL's second-leading rookie scorer and one of the last-place team's few bright spots thus far, has some serious street cred literally. As several publications (ESPN The Magazine, Calgary Sun) have reported since December, spray-painted images of Kopitar's mug have appeared around L.A. The graffiti art resembles the famous Andre the Giant "Obey" campaign from Shepard Fairey. Check out Kopitar photos on the letsgokings website.

January 22, 2007 9:21 AM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor

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