The big news in Lakers-land was the arrest of Matt Barnes on suspicion of domestic violence in Sacramento. But we couldn't resist the story of Ron Artest, who was stopped by the California Highway Patrol as he was driving what appeared to be a full-on, Indy-style race car on the streets of L.A.

Turns out, according to the Wall Street Journal, the one-seat, open-wheeled vehicle is actually street legal. The 152-mile-an-hour capable Eagle Roadster has all the necessary lights and bumpers. But … Artest allegedly didn't have his registration up-to-date and received a ticket.

LA Weekly