One of the biggest achievements in LeBron James’ career is his longevity. Even in Year 19, LeBron is performing at the top level. However, it seems his ambitions go far beyond just a few years. Recently, while speaking to the media, he revealed that his ultimate dream is to play with his son, Bronny James.
LeBron is still going strong in year 19 of his career. However, while he seemed immune to any damage prior to this, this season is a different story. Injuries have come piling on to the ‘King’ and his body is catching up to all the miles on it. However, James is working towards the big goal of playing with his son, but knows that a lot can happen by the time.
Dec 3, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) goes up for a dunk past Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) and guard Reggie Jackson (1) in the first half of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
LeBron James dreams to share court with Bronny
17-year-old Bronny James is currently in his junior year at Sierra Canyon. Being in one of the top basketball schools, Bronny has impressed so far. Recently, he put the NBA world on notice after a stellar 19 point performance at the Staples Center. While speaking to the media, LeBron revealed that Bronny’s goal is to get to the NBA, and he dreams of sharing the floor with him.
LeBron said: “Absolutely. My son’s putting in the work. We never talk about it. But his dream is to play in the NBA, that’s what he hopes, to be in the NBA and play at a high level and he has my support and my blueprint. So, obviously with health and a little bit of luck, that would be the ultimate dream, to be on the same court as my son and this beautiful game. But that’s a long time, a lot happens between here and there.”
Bronny can declare for the draft after having a year of college basketball under him. He currently has two years of high school left before going off to college. Hence, unless there are rule changes, the earliest he can declare for the draft is in 2024.
Hence, it is not an unrealistic dream for LeBron James looking at the way he works on himself every day. However, it all depends on the way his body responds, as his game doesn’t seem to depreciate. Do you think LeBron’s body can hold out until Bronny gets to the NBA? Let us know in the comments below.