Somebody tattooed a giant tree on Monta Ellis

This BDL editor has been dealing with some pretty crippling back issues recently, so he missed a good chunk of NBA goodness Monday while holed up and away from the computer. Monta Ellis' new tattoo cannot be included in that particular batch of goodness.

I suppose you can't really call it "terrible," considering that this was intended to showcase some pride in his family, and because there's a child involved. But it's not … it's not good, is it?

It's impressive, I suppose. That had to take a while. There are several branches, and really thick roots. And while beauty is in the eye of the beholder, no matter the art-form, your initial, dubious response is probably the best one.

(Via Where Basketball Happens via The Basketball Jones via Johnny Appleseed.)

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