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WHAT YOU LOOKIN' AT?
December 15, 2006
FOR HIS critically acclaimed book In Character: Actors Acting, Howard Schatz photographed Don Cheadle, Richard Dreyfuss, Edie Falco and 97 others reacting facially to a spectrum of scenarios such as "You are being booked on suspicion of murder," and "You are responding to a very dirty joke." The results were fascinating, and so, on the theory that athletes use their faces as much as actors do—to intimidate opponents, to influence officials, to absorb left hooks—SI asked Schatz to try a similar experiment with players of a different sort. Here are seven who were game to get beyond their game faces
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December 15, 2006

What You Lookin' At?

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RICHARD JEFFERSON
FORWARD, NEW JERSEY NETS

SI: YOU ARE TRYING A DIFFICULT SHOT FROM BEHIND A TREE, BUT YOUR BALL HITS A BRANCH AND RICOCHETS INTO THE WOODS.
SHOW US THE FACE

CHRISTINA KIM
LPGA GOLFER

SI: YOUR GIRLFRIEND IN RUSSIA JUST PHONED TO SAY SHE FOUND SOMEONE ELSE AND IS GETTING MARRIED.
SHOW US THE FACE

ALEXANDER OVECHKIN
LEFT WING, WASHINGTON CAPITALS

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