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LeBron James Jr Rumors

For several days at Peach Jam, Nike’s annual summer recruiting showcase, LeBron James was just another basketball dad (albeit one with a security detail). He was there watching his eldest son, LeBron James Jr., who goes by Bronny and is figuring out where his basketball future lies, just like any other high school player entering his senior season (even ones with 6.3 million Instagram followers and a world-famous basketball superstar father). Bronny, a 6-foot-2 guard, is largely characterized as having a keen basketball I.Q. but lacking elite athleticism and a polished shot — an asset to almost any team but most likely a role player.
More than two dozen college and travel-ball coaches, N.B.A. scouts, television-network officials and teenagers who have played with and against Bronny expect his recruitment — if not quite The Decision Jr. — to be far from the norm. “I don’t think I’ll be on the phone all the time with the mom and the dad like I usually am,” said one head coach at a school with an interest in Bronny. This person, like others, spoke on the condition of anonymity because coaches are prohibited by N.C.A.A. rules from commenting publicly on recruitable athletes. Ed Estevan, the Strive for Greatness coach and an assistant at Sierra Canyon, expects Bronny to take recruiting visits this fall.
A few things seem certain: If Bronny attends college, it will be at a school sponsored by Nike, which has invested heavily in his father since James entered the N.B.A. as a generational phenom in 2003. And ESPN, which has been a frequent collaborator with James, will be an eager partner. James’s longtime advisers, Rich Paul and Maverick Carter, will be conduits for anyone interested in recruiting Bronny. “I’ve got to listen to dad, Rich or Maverick,” said an assistant at a school that has expressed interest in recruiting him.
“King James” runs through April 10 before the production moves to Los Angeles. Joseph said James’ production company is aware of the project and read an early draft. The author hopes it eventually makes its way to New York City and beyond. “I certainly would love for the play to come to Cleveland,” he said. Perhaps by then, it will need a different ending, one Joseph would like to write. “Bring LeBron back to Cleveland with Bronny. They’d win another trophy for us.”

LeBron James Jr. wouldn't be a one-and-done player if not for his dad?

There is one aspect of the recent LeBron James/Lakers saga in zero dispute: He continues to openly dream of playing alongside son Bronny in the NBA… He won’t be eligible for the NBA until the 2024 draft and, based on my own checking with various teams, Bronny wouldn’t be a draft candidate that quickly — based on where he is as a player today — without the nudge he’s getting from Dad, who will turn 40 during the 2024-25 season. As one Eastern Conference personnel voice tried to gently put it: “I don’t think he’d be a one-and-done player if he wasn’t LeBron’s son.”