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247Lb NFL Running Back Earns the “Chosen 1” Crown From LeBron James

Published 11/14/2023, 12:51 PM EST

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LeBron James has been absent from the hardwood floor in the Los Angeles Lakers outing against the Trailblazers. Despite that, the Lakers pulled a victory thanks to a double-double by Anthony Davis. While an injury has sidelined LBJ, he seems to be crowning another athlete as the chosen one.

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King James has always been a fan of the NFL. His recent social media posts show it. During his downtime, Bron likes to keep a record of what’s going on in the world of football, whether it’s a college game or a professional league.

LeBron James crowns 247 lb NFL running back the new “Chosen 1”


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That is none other than 247-pound NFL running back Derrick Henry. In his latest Instagram story, King James reposted a photo of the Tennessee Titan, where he shared two Nike shoes and one of them was LBJ’s kicks. The story was captioned, “Yes Sir, Henry!! One of the Chosen 1s!!”

The running back also shared another shoe with a theme of fruity pebbles. It’s interesting to see how King James always keeps up to date on the NFL, remaining a dedicated fan. The repost from King James, comes hours after a report that Henry might be traded by the Tennessee Titans. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero, the Titans are willing to trade “most players” as they aim to make deals before the 2023 deadline.


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The Athletic’s Dianna Russini noted that Derrick Henry and DeAndre Hopkins won’t be traded unless the Titans receive an “exceptional” offer. LeBron James has also posted a photo of stars from the F1 amid the Las Vegas crisis.

LBJ’s recent appearance with F1 stars


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While AD and his teammates were on the court, Bron was sidelined due to injury. Yet, he surfaces on Instagram, posing with F1 stars Charles Leclerc and Esteban Ocon. Despite the NBA’s ticket crisis, the Las Vegas Grand Prix is in full swing.

Simultaneously, LBJ expresses interest in owning an NBA team in Vegas. However, the economic downturn has impacted the city, affecting hotel prices. LeBron James missed the recent Lakers game against the Trailblazers, recovering from a calf injury. Do you think Bron will get to own his own NBA Franchise?


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Akashdeep Banerjee


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Akashdeep Banerjee is an NBA writer at Essentially Sports. After Graduating in Journalism and Mass Communication he forayed into visual Media. A fan of the NBA for the better part of a decade.
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