Anorak | Basketball’s big heads: a gallery of a sporting craze

Basketball’s big heads: a gallery of a sporting craze

by | 20th, February 2012

BASKETBALL is not sport that has gripped Anorak until now. The fans are winning us over by holding aloft giant faces when the opposition goes to shoot.

The last great craze in British football was the inflatable banana :

It was the 1988/89 football season that saw the inflatables craze really take off…. Frank had moved up to a six-foot crocodile but the rest of the fans had caught up with him. At a pub outside Hull he was joined by fans carrying a toucan, a seven foot golf club, a spitfire, a Red Baron and two bananas. At the ground there were still more: parrots, gorillas, panthers and literally hundreds of bananas… The movements reached it

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