The NBA draft was predictably dramatic and with the offseason only just getting into full swing, free agency has already provided us with bombshell after bombshell.
News that LeBron James was taking his talents to Los Angeles and that a player of DeMarcus Cousins’ caliber could sign for the already-stacked Golden State Warriors has sent NBA fans into hysterics online.
In a world of memes and hilarious social media reactions, you won’t find any as entertaining as that of NBA memes. So, without further ado, we’ve rounded up some of social media’s funniest posts.
Remember to keep checking back in as we’ll keep our list of NBA memes updated throughout the offseason. Whenever a big offseason move is made, you’ll find the best reactions here.
Now LA has a God and a King!
Zlatan welcomes @KingJames pic.twitter.com/4gYooOpURD
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) July 2, 2018
Lebron James is a Laker pic.twitter.com/78ohOqFh8V
— Legendary Lakers (@goldlakerss) July 4, 2018
Welcome @KingJames #lakeshow #LABron !!! pic.twitter.com/K8cQdq7G5e
— LakeShow Daily (@BBBAntKing) July 3, 2018
When @kingjames get to LA 🤣 pic.twitter.com/6WsBIjhXyz
— Famouslos32 (@famouslos32) July 2, 2018
David Fizdale on LeBron James leaving the Eastern Conference (theoretically since it's still the moratorium): "Hal-le-lu-jah."
— Stefan Bondy (@SBondyNYDN) July 3, 2018
Lakers starting five in 2024:
PG: Lonzo Ball
SG: LaMelo Ball
SF: LeBron James Jr.
PF: LiAngelo Ball
C: LeBron James
Head Coach: LaVar Ball
Assistant Coach: JR Smith
— Antti® (@filthy_swede) July 4, 2018
Magic Johnson to Kawhi Leonard: pic.twitter.com/HdiVHNgKdN
— aaronreq. (@Aaronreq) July 2, 2018
Kawhi Leonard when he seen that LeBron joined the Lakers. pic.twitter.com/oEeVAJcU3j
— S (@SiloSara) July 2, 2018
Waiting for @wojespn to report @kawhileonard joining @Lakers @MagicJohnson …………🤔 pic.twitter.com/vi0IXb0UKN
— Jastle (@JasTechJunkie) July 3, 2018
The Lakers and Lebron can get Kawhi Leonard, Sugar Ray Leonard, Leonard Nimoy it dont matter… Warriors in 2 pic.twitter.com/yYIwnWxKbN
— Sincere (@Sincere_GCG) July 3, 2018
We really now live in a world where DeMarcus Cousins makes less to play basketball than Doug McDermott.
— Jay King (@ByJayKing) July 3, 2018
The Warriors picking up DeMarcus Cousins like: pic.twitter.com/aFUZmv1GO0
— Shane Steinkraus (@ShaneTrain23) July 3, 2018
DeMarcus Cousins has jokes 🙄 pic.twitter.com/7eRyXqmwBT
— Old Player Tweets (@OldPlayerTweets) July 3, 2018
Anthony Davis really wore DeMarcus Cousins’ jersey in the All Star game just to get stabbed in the back by him joining the Warriors. 🐍 pic.twitter.com/aOc4vgsFPI
— L.A. Bron. (@LeKingJames23) July 3, 2018
"raise you're hand if you're getting paid more than DeMarcus Cousins this season" pic.twitter.com/ENZZTpduHs
— Dan Favale (@danfavale) July 3, 2018
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@Woj__Bombs) July 3, 2018
Warriors signing DeMarcus Cousins pic.twitter.com/WWkIt1ba22
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) July 3, 2018
😳😳😳 The moment DeMarcus Cousins turned the NBA upside down
(📽️ @shosports) pic.twitter.com/rnUINqAK2w
— Fanatics View (@fanaticsview) July 3, 2018
*Lance Stephenson arriving in LA* pic.twitter.com/bkLRfR2lRX
— Garrett Cox (@MoxyCoxy24) July 2, 2018
In ONE DAY, the Lakers…
– signed Lebron to a FOUR YEARS DEAL.
– resign Kentavious-Caldwell Pope.
– sign Bron-head renter Lance Stephenson.
– sign athletic idiot Javale McGee.
– kept their young-core of Lonzo, Ingram, Kuzma, and Randle intact.
Successful day for LA fans. pic.twitter.com/ODtK7E2Zqz
— J.3x (@Jaden_3x) July 2, 2018
LeBron spent the entire Finals talking about playing with High IQ players and the Lakers sign Lance Stephenson and Javale McGee…
— Mike Zavagno (@MZavagno11) July 2, 2018
LeBron: "Fantastic. Happy to be aboard. Now we have to focus on constructing the right supporting cast."
*Lakers sign Lance Stephenson*
— Steve McPherson (@steventurous) July 2, 2018
LeBron's 3 new teammates are Lance Stephenson, Rajon Rondo and JaVale McGee.
Stephenson and Rondo have hated him for years and McGee has been blocked by LeBron on Instagram. pic.twitter.com/F2lVPLTooa
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) July 2, 2018
"Lakers sign LeBron"
"Lakers sign JaVale McGee"
"Lakers sign Lance Stephenson"
"Lakers sign Rajon Rondo"
— BLACK ADAM SCHEFTER (@B1ackSchefter) July 2, 2018
Lonnie Walker IV.
Not a big hat guy. 😂 pic.twitter.com/qaX4reyAbZ
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) June 22, 2018
2003 vs. 2018
The evolution of NBA Draft suits 👔(h/t Pogbas_hair/Reddit) pic.twitter.com/PSQIGBN378
— ESPN (@espn) June 27, 2018
I didn't go to business school. You know who else didn't go to business school? Lebron James, Tracy McGrady, Kobe Bryant.
— Michael Scott (@Da_MichaelScott) July 3, 2018
LAKERS: We've got LeBron James.
WARRIORS: We've got DeMarcus Cousins.
CLIPPERS: Ain't no rules says a dog can't play basketball.
— Funny Or Die (@funnyordie) July 3, 2018
Next, check out how players reacted to LeBron James’ LA Lakers deal here.