LeBron James reserves the goal of sharing the NBA seat with Bronny in the near future
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With basketball records and accomplishments already rattling his loaded Hall of Famer resume, LeBron James has one more goal to finally call it a full and satisfying career.
“I need to be on the floor with my boy, I need to be on the floor with Bronny,” James told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin on the primary goal he’s trying to achieve.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s eldest son, 6-foot-1 Bronny James, is a senior cager at the Sierra Canyon School. Per 247 Sports currently ranks him 40th in the class of 2023 while ranking eighth nationwide in California.
While a case of a father-son player sharing the same spot has never been seen or equaled in the league’s entire 76-year history, it’s possible the case for LeBron and Bronny will materialize in the future — very much so was a much-anticipated moment for all devoted fans of the game
Given that he will choose either the college path or the G-League development plan, Bronny can be drafted into the NBA by 2024 based on current collective bargaining rules. By that time, as he enters the 2024-25 season, LeBron will be 40 and could be a free agent should he decline the player option of his $97.1 million extension with the Lakers.
While this could be a way for him to bond with his son, James McMenamin made it clear that being teammates doesn’t matter as long as he graces the hardwood with Bronny.
“Either in the same uniform or in a matchup against him. I don’t mean how [guarding one another all game] — because he’s a point guard and I’m a, at that point I’m playing center now or whatever the team needs me to be,” James said. “But I’d love to do the whole thing with Ken Griffey Sr. and Jr. That would certainly be ideal.”
For now, James keeps that support and patience for Bronny’s ambition and his ongoing struggle to be able to end up in the association anytime soon.
“I ask him what his ambitions are and he says he wants to play in the NBA,” James said. “Well, if he wants to do it, he has to make an effort. I’m already here, so I’m just waiting for him.”