NBA lockout jokes started when the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade took to Twitter — asking the question is “Any1 hiring?” But somebody took his tweet a little too seriously… a KFC general manager sent Wade an open letter about returning to the chicken joint — where he briefly worked before making it big in the NBA.

With international basketball leagues offering stars contracts left and right, check out this slideshow ‘placing’ basketball locked out stars like — LeBron James, Amare Stoudemire, Joakim Noah and Dwight Howard — in jobs that are best suited to their personas.