The Internet reacted with predictable hilarity, including having some fun with the Ball family.
Sources: As trade talks have unfolded, Kawhi Leonard’s focus is unchanged: He wants to be a Laker. https://t.co/0wZGf5MrNt— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 2, 2018
With the addition of James, six of the eight leading scorers in NBA history will have played for the Lakers.
The greatest Laker of all-time and Kobe. pic.twitter.com/oWD1f2DZOQ— Thomas Duffy (@TJDhoops) July 2, 2018
Baylor, West, Wilt, Kareem, Magic, Worthy, Kobe, Shaq, and now, LeBron. Damn. https://t.co/MlOhXZrKO5— Jay Bilas (@JayBilas) July 2, 2018
Lavar Ball showing up to the Lakers front office when LeBron James starts talking about trading Lonzo Ballpic.twitter.com/B1tJI8oV4O— William DuPont (@WilliamDuPontJ5) July 2, 2018
“As soon as I sign with the Lakers, I’m gonna have your ass traded.’ https://t.co/B89VvJrRov— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 2, 2018
The LeBron Effect. pic.twitter.com/Kru5UsW8g4— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 2, 2018
Six of the top eight scorers in NBA history have played for the Lakers, per ESPN. pic.twitter.com/SnOG6xhpj0— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) July 2, 2018