Home Sports Basketball ‘It’s wish fullfillment’: How the jersey Photoshop became a necessary part of... SportsBasketball ‘It’s wish fullfillment’: How the jersey Photoshop became a necessary part of free agency August 15, 2019 1 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp There’s this running internet joke that’s mostly true: If you look hard enough, you can find almost any player, on almost any basketball team, Photoshopped into a Lakers jersey. There’s a hashtag for it: #FutureLaker. There are hundreds of Lakers fan accounts and individual creators using social media. There is no way to tell which ones are sarcastic or not. “It has worked so often for this team,” Harrison Faigen said, “so why shouldn’t they be able to just Photoshop it into existence?” Faigen’s explaining the Lakers fan base’s psyche, and he knows it well. He’s the editor-in-chief of Silver Screen & Roll, SB Nation’s Lakers blog that amasses millions of page views during its busiest months. “I’m sure every other team around the league and their fan bases are like, ‘Why does this team think they can just take all of our players?’” he says. “But for a team that… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Darius Bazley believes his New Balance internship has helped him prepare for the NBA Some see Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen becoming the face of the franchise Eight months after surgery, Pacers guard Victor Oladipo keeping rehab process on down-low Spurs' Derrick White passes first concussion test after hitting head Team USA coach Gregg Popovich keeps stunning exhibition loss in perspective Blazers big man Zach Collins expected to be ready for training camp Dwight Howard will get chance to make good on an old Lakers tweet ‘Nobody wins forever’: Team USA’s stunning loss snaps 78-game win streak Kyle Kuzma out for Team USA; World Cup roster finalized ‘The real thing doesn’t start until China’: Team USA tries to put exhibition loss to Australia in perspective Grizzlies, Dwight Howard agree to buyout After hectic offseason, Bobby Portis ready for anything with Knicks LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.