When Will LeBron James’ Son Bronny Get Eligible for the NBA?

Published 01/01/2022, 12:20 PM EST


LeBron James has already secured his place as an NBA legend. A future Hall of Famer, James’ illustrious NBA career will always remain impressive. However, as James heads towards the tail end of his career, 17-year-old Bronny James is slowly making his own place in the world.

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Bronny, like his father, is expected to become an excellent NBA player. Of course, the young star is still in high school. By the time he starts playing in the league, the four-time NBA champion might have retired.

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When can LeBron James’ son play in the NBA?

As per reports, Bronny James will be eligible to play in the NBA in 2024. Though Bronny has tried to steer clear of the media, fans and experts have built high expectations. His game has gained attention, easily making him one of the most anticipated NBA prospects.

Bronny will graduate from Sierra Canyon High School in 2023. However, due to NBA rules, he will be able to play in the league only after one season as a freshman. Mock drafts often favor Bronny, placing him in the top 20 for the 2024 season.

Which School Did LeBron James’ Son Bronny James attend?

As of now, Bronny James is attending Sierra Canyon High School. He has also attended the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in California and the Old Trail School in Ohio. Along with Bronny, his brother Bryce also attends the same high school.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 30: LeBron James attends a Los Angeles Sparks WNBA game on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Which university is Bronny James planning to attend?

With the way Bronny is playing in high school, many colleges are expected to recruit him. Bronny has not yet named any college by himself, and many reports have only come up with possible institutes he could play for. Though many options might be available, the young player might already have a few options laid out.

Having said that, Duke, University of Tennessee, and Ohio State are among colleges Bronny reportedly wants to play for. Duke is one of the popular Division I places, which might be an obvious option for Bronny.

However, 247 Sports’ Eric Bossi spoke about Bronny playing college, and what university the 17-year-old might want to choose. “He’s still basically off limits to the media and hasn’t put out a school list, but some of the teams that he is believed to have interest in include Duke, Ohio State, Tennessee and Texas among others,” Bossi said.

Ohio State, like Duke and the University of Tennessee, is an obvious option. If James had attended college, the 37-year-old NBA icon might have played in Ohio.

Can Bronny James play in the NBA with Father LeBron James?

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If LeBron James has not yet retired, Bronny and James might as well play in the league together. As mentioned, Bronny will graduate in 2023 and will be able to play in the NBA a year later. James’ contract, however, is valid through 2023. Now, if James continues to play, they might play together.

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For Bronny and James to play together the very same year, James will have to sign again, and the league will have to alter the current rules.

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Devika

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Devika Pawar is a Golf and NBA writer at Essentially Sports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, Devika has an experience with sportswriting at Republic World for around two years now. She loves NBA a little too much, and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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