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Boban Marjanovic has a funny response when people notice he's tall

He's just a regular person like the rest of us, only 25 feet taller.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Has there ever been a new player embraced and loved more quickly by Spurs fans than Boban Marjanovic? Standing at a staggering 7 feet 3 inches tall and hailing from the distant land of Serbia, the new fan favorite is a fascinating enigma to the San Antonio faithful. It would please them to know that Boban is less of a larger-than-life-Davy-Crockett type figure and more of an average Joe. He puts his pants on one leg at a time, loves rap music, and does his own grocery shopping at Texas supermarket giant H-E-B. Here's a quick story from the man himself about his H-E-B experience.

"No, I joke." As if it was possible to love him even more. Never leave the Spurs, Boban. Our fragile hearts couldn't take it.