Cavs' Jordan Clarkson reveals Nipsey Hussle tribute tattoo.
The tat, done by celebrity tattoo artist Steve Wiebe, is a photorealistic image of Nipsey along with "TMC" as a nod to the late rapper's slogan, "The Marathon Continues." Wiebe also shared some photos on his own instagram account, which you can check out in the posts embedded below.
Clarkson, 26, is among the many NBA players who have spoken out against gun and gang violence in the aftermath of the tragic murder. Hours after Nip's death, Clarkson got on the mic at a Scottsdale nightclub and gave an emotional tribute. He later described to Cleveland.com how it felt like a family member was taken from him when Nipsey passed away.
“We was on a bus and kind of all talking and stuff like that. It’s crazy,” Clarkson told cleveland.com. “I was like, ‘Man, it felt like somebody took my family member from me.’ That’s what it felt like. This is a whole thing, man. It’s just embarrassing to us. It’s just crazy, man. Crazy stuff.”
Clarkson's teammate J.R. Smith has also paid tribute to Nipsey with some brand new ink.