LeBron James may have made the right call when he left behind a $15 million McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) spokesman gig in favor of a pizza chain, Blaze. Forbes reported that Blaze Pizza has become the fastest growing restaurant chain in America, as it opens its 200th store this month. 

James joined the Blaze team in 2012, now owning nearly 10% of the company's worth. 

In a recent episode of JP Morgan Chase's (JPM - Get Report) "Kneading Dough," James said he finds the experience much more rewarding than just collecting checks.

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