This full-back tat by Andrei Kirilenko, a free agent most recently with the Utah Jazz, speaks to what kind of pro athlete plays World of Warcraft. Usually, it's the iconoclast in the locker room, a guy like Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.

Once this hit Twitter, word spread of Kirilenko's badass back tat but few understood its meaning. Evidently it's an interpretation of his level 80 paladin and mount. In a story from December, fellow NBA player Channing Frye (a level 76 gnome frost mage named 'Dookiedrawls,') vouches for AK47's Warcraft credentials.

Utah Jazz's Andrei Kirilenko Goes Bat-Shit Crazy [Salt Lake City Weekly]