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This team reportedly interested in drafting Bronny James in 2024

Published May 11, 2024 at 1:56 PM
BY KEVIN BARREAU
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The buzz around the NBA is that the Los Angeles Lakers have their eyes on a prize that's close to homeóBronny James, in the 2024 NBA Draft. It's a move that's got layers to it, not just for its potential on the court but for its sentimental value, possibly swaying LeBron James to extend his legendary tenure with the Lakers.

Bronny, after a less-than-stellar season at USC, finds himself at a crossroads. He's dipped his toes in the transfer portal while weighing his options for the NBA, a decision complicated by the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. This rule mandates participation in the NBA Draft Combine for eligibility, adding pressure to his already high-stakes decision.

Interestingly, the narrative around LeBron wanting to share the court with his son seems to be shifting. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, playing together isn't the driving force it once was for LeBron. This development tosses another layer of intrigue into the mix, especially as LeBron edges toward possibly his last seasons in the league, tying with Vince Carter for a record 22 seasons next year.

For the Lakers, drafting Bronny could be seen as a strategic move to delight LeBron and fans, but it's more complex than that. It's about legacy, timing, and perhaps a bit of Hollywood drama. How this plays out could shape the Lakers' future and define the end of an era for LeBron. Let's see if the stars align for this father-son duo to unite under the glitzy LA lights.


Source Bleacher Report: NBA Rumors: Lakers Still Eye Drafting Bronny Despite Not Being a Priority for LeBron
Source Athlon Sports: Bronny James Comes Clean About NBA Draft Decision With 4 Words
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