When the Los Angeles Lakers signed Lance Stephenson this offseason, every fan was left scratching their heads and many questioned how two rivals like Born Ready and LeBron James would play on the same team together. With as many questions as there is concerning team chemistry and fit in the system, Lance finally answers one of the NBA’s biggest mysteries: What was he thinking, blowing in the ear of King James during the 2014 playoff series between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers.
As he put it, he was just trying everything he could to get under LBJ’s skin but was baffled when nothing was working. In retrospect, Stephenson says it was crazy that he did it in the first place. And now he has to be friend with LeBron.