Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers

LeBron James was the biggest name available in free agency. He's now a Los Angeles Laker

LeBron James was the biggest name available in free agency. He's now a Los Angeles Laker

LeBron James is already the biggest star of his generation, and he followed a familiar path to Los Angeles' bright lights when he chose to sign with the Lakers as a free agent.

The obvious name in any discussion about added star power is disgruntled San Antonio Spurs swingman Kawhi Leonard. The Lakers also agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who is a quality player that can contribute on both ends of the court.

What made James' move to Hollywood surprising is that it seemed to have come without a carefully orchestrated plan.

After James announced his decision to join the Lakers on a four-year, $153.3 million deal Sunday, the Lakers' jersey sales skyrocketed and prices spiked on the secondary ticket market.

And sure, it's hard to read too much into this, but maybe James has another candidate in mind as it relates to the Lakers head coach.

As of now, it is safe to say that there will be no any problem having LeBron James and Lance Stephenson in one team.

Belgium stuns Japan in added time
He placed his shot just past Thibaut Courtois' despairing glove and inside the far post on 48 minutes to delight Japanese fans. Courtois had to look sharp to parry what would have been an own goal by Axel Witsel and then save a Keisuke Honda free-kick.

To win another championship, LeBron will have to overcome some challenges. I knew he was coming to LA!

A general view of a new LeBron James banner outside Quicken Loans Arena before a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New York Knicks on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. James played a major role in recruiting Bosh and Ray Allen.

Rajon Rondo reached a lot of success early in his career as a member of the Boston Celtics, playing alongside Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

Pairing up with either George or Leonard would have given LeBron a better platform to dethrone the Warriors than he had last season, when the Cavs desperately missed Irving's offense and LeBron was left to fight a war he had no chance of winning. "Let's pull a DeAndre Jordan and just Trust it".

Three years ago, he surprised everyone by nailing his BFF role in "Trainwreck", but most of his entertainment industry deals are through SpringHill Entertainment, the five-year-old production company he co-founded.

The new-look Lakers are 100% playoff bound ( after missing the playoffs for the last 5 years).

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