NBA star LeBron James touches Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh Penguins jerseys

LeBron, this is Stanley.

Stanley, this is LeBron.

The NBA star got acquainted with the Stanley Cup ahead of the premiere of a new episode of his show The Shop.

James looked at the name on the trophy and smiled.

The Los Angeles Lakers forward proved he wasn’t superstitious when he touched the iconic trophy while wearing a Pittsburgh Penguins jerseys. Many players, coaches and fans believe it is inauspicious to touch the Stanley Cup before officially winning it and lifting it at the end of the season.