Lebron James Says He Wants To Play For The Lakers As Long As Possible, While Clarifying Previous Statements On Ending NBA Career With Son Bronny
Would you like to see Lebron James play on the same team as his son, Bronny James?
Last month Lebron James, 37, revealed that he wants to spend his last season in the NBA playing on the same team as his eldest son Bronny James (full name LeBron Raymone James Jr.). According to reports, under current NBA rules, the earliest the 17-year-old high school athlete could enter the league is the 2024 NBA draft. While chatting about his father/son-dream, Lebron James said,
“My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny is at, that’s where I’ll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It’s not about the money at that point.”
Following his remarks, many people questioned if Lebron’s final season goal means that he’d ultimately be leaving the Lakers to suit up for another team. During a recent interview, Lebron addressed the confusion fans had due to his statement and shared that he has no plans on switching teams. He said,
“I see myself being with the purple and gold as long as I can play.”
He continued and shared that his dream doesn’t mean he no longer wants to be a player for the Los Angeles Lakers. He said,
“But I also have a goal that if it’s possible—I don’t even know if it’s possible—and if I can play with my son, I would love to do that. Is that something that any man would want one day in life? That’s the coolest thing that could possibly happen. but that doesn’t mean that I don’t want to be with this franchise.”
To date, no NBA father/son duo has ever played together on the same team.
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