Have you heard anything about Lakers rookies “Ned Stark” and “Shawn Carter”? News flash: they don’t actually exist.
But apparently, some Lakers fans were raving about them during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
On Monday evening, the Sacramento Kings posted a video on their Twitter account, asking Lakers fans about the fabricated rookies. Ned Stark is the name of a character in the popular TV series “Game of Thrones” and Shawn Carter is popular rapper Jay-Z’s real name.
Shahbaz Khan, the person who was the interviewer for the video, walked around the concourse at Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas asking Lakers fans about the two “rookies.”
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He got some pretty entertaining responses:
But Lakers fans didn’t hold back on Twitter in their responses to the video.