We turned classic Sports Illustrated photographs into nightmare fuel

Thursday October 29th, 2015

Halloween is right around the corner so Extra Mustard decided to dive into the Sports Illustrated Vault and pick out some classic Neil Leifer photographs to turn into horrifyingly grotesque images, with help from Google’s Deep Dream Generator, which uses artificial intelligence to make your favorite photos creepy as hell.

You can slide back and forth between the originals and the new versions in which Willie Mays has a pigeon head, Julius Erving’s knees have become a puppy dog and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a faceless monster who will haunt your every dream.

Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax

Vasily Alexeyev


Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Dr. J

John Wooden and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Joe Namath

- Allen Kim & Brendan Maloy

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