Nets point guard Jeremy Lin is no stranger to switching up his hairstyle.

He debuted his newest look on Tuesday:

Lin wrote an extremely insightful Players’ Tribune essay explaining why his decision to get dreads was about more than just a hairstyle:

Actually, it all started with braids back in Charlotte — not dreads yet. I didn’t know much about braids, but Kemba [Walker] helped me out. He even lent me one of his do-rags because I had no idea how to care for my braids or where to get a do-rag.