LeBron James Reveals How Son Bronny Inspired His Performance vs Orlando Magic

Published 12/13/2021, 1:06 AM EST


Los Angeles Lakers had a .519 coming to the game against the Magic at the Staples Center. The Magic started the game really well as they took a 7 point lead in the first quarter. LeBron James led the Lakers’ comeback in the 2nd and 3rd quarter, but the Orlando side gave them a tough time in the last quarter.

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Despite the Magic going 2 of 23 in the 3rd quarter, they managed to bring down the score to 97-87 in the last quarter with around 4 minutes in the game. LeBron James led the Lakers from the front as they mounted a huge comeback during the game and won 106-94.

Dec 12, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba (5) guards Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) as he drives to the basket in the first quarter of the game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It was an inspiring performance from James. However, after the game, James revealed that sleep and watching his son Bronny play inspired him.

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LeBron James’ performance vs Magic inspired by son Bronny

Lakers star James scored 30 points versus the Magic and helped them win the game 106-94. He said that sleep and watching his son play were his biggest inspirations.

When asked by the reporter about what inspired him in today’s game, LeBron replied: “A combination of both.”

“Getting the optimal rest, getting to my rhythm? sleep. But also have an opportunity to fly down to Phoenix last night and seeing my son play ball. He inspires me. So I felt really good waking up today after watching him and his team tonight. I just had to do my part,” LeBron added.

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The Lakers have one of the best rosters in the NBA, but despite that, they have been struggling to win games. They have one of the league’s best players in Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook, and yet time and again, LeBron James has bailed them out of situations.

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Can the Lakers take it from here and mount a serious championship challenge? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports with over two years of journalistic experience with Chase Your Sport and Dribl. A Football Management graduate, he has previously interned in the Indian Super League, I-League and the AFC Champions League. In addition to being a Michael Jordan fan, Abhishek is an ardent Steph Curry and Warriors guy, and believes they have a few more championships in store before the former retires.

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