In this episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, Erik Gundersen of LeBronWire.com joins Alex Kennedy to talk all things LeBron James. Here are some of the specific topics they discussed (with time-stamps):
0:20 – What is LeBronWire and what kind of content can readers find there?
3:30 – How LeBron has decided to use his voice and influence more in recent years when discussing topics that are important to him.
7:00 – LeBron turns 33 years old in December and has a lot of NBA miles on his body. How much longer can he dominate at this level?
8:30 – Why Erik believes LeBron is the favorite to win the 2017-18 MVP award (and why it could be his last).
10:15 – Breaking down the Cleveland Cavaliers’ additions and expectations for the 2017-18 season.
13:50 – Can Cleveland seriously compete with the loaded Golden State Warriors if they face off in the NBA Finals yet again?
16:55 – LeBron James Jr. is 12 years old, and some have speculated that LeBron may try to play long enough to team up with his son for one year.
19:30 – Erik ranks LeBron’s top free agency options.
23:45 – Why LeBron may continue to sign short-term deals.
25:40 – How LeBron won back the public to become a fan favorite of sorts, especially as the Warriors take on the villain role.
29:00 – Erik makes his predictions about how the Cavs and LeBron perform this season.
32:00 – Why LeBron deserves credit for maintaining an excellent image and becoming a positive role model after essentially being a child star.