Darko, Freed and Shorn


You see that? Gone are the frosted sissy-locks of the old Darko. The new Darko has a buzzcut. It's not just a new style. It's symbolic. Military. High and tight. Bad ass. Oozing masculinity. That is the hairstyle of a man who will not be stopped.

"...I was very pleased with Darko. He has a really good feel for the game," said Magic coach Brian Hill. Darko had 8 points and 5 rebounds last night in 22 minutes of play. And the revolution is just beginning, Disciples of Darko.

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