Lego statue of Darth Vader for basketball star
Many sports fans know about NBA superstar Miles Turner, who plays for the Indiana Pacers. But not everyone knows that this superstar is also a superfan Lego!
However, subscribers of the celebrity’s personal pages on social networks not only heard about his hobby, but also saw the results. The fact is that Miles Turner has repeatedly shown his collection of sets to fans. lego. He has models from various popular series, from Star Wars spaceships to the legendary Titanic.
As a man who earns millions of dollars in the sports arena, he has the opportunity to enjoy his hobby and express his love for building toys in a wide variety of ways. At the same time, he manages to truly surprise others. For example, recently a famous basketball player literally stunned his fans by presenting a 7-inch statue Darth Vader. Armed with a fiery sword, the hero of seven episodes of the Star Wars saga is now guarding Miles Turner’s home, located in the lobby of the basketball player’s house. In terms of growth, the giant figure turned out to be slightly higher than the owner himself.
This unique statue was commissioned by the American basketball superstar to be sculpted by the well-known American artist Ekow Nimako. He spent more than 100,000 (!) Lego parts to create the image. Creative work on the grandiose project took 716 hours. That is, if we assume that the artist was modeling for 12 hours a day, then in general he needed to work 60 days without days off.