Sun Yue, Meet NBA Free Agency

Well, if his NBA career ends here, at least he can boast to Yao that he has one thing his fellow countryman doesn’t — a ring: “The Lakers have decided not to pick up their option on guard Sun Yue, according to his agent, Charles Bonsignore. The team was intrigued by the 6-foot-9 point guard from China, but due to its already-stiff luxury tax burden, and the depth on the team’s roster, both sides agreed it would be in their best interest to let Sun go and pursue other opportunities in the NBA.”