“Kicking Father Time’s Behind”: 38YO LeBron James Puts Unreal Athleticism on Display Leaving Fans in Shock

Published 12/03/2023, 12:07 AM EST

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Even at 38 years of age, LeBron James manages to do feats that most young players in the league can only dream of. And those are the things that James is able to do on a nightly basis. Currently 38, about to turn 39 in a few weeks, LeBron James goes on to shame ‘Father Time’ once again in his most recent matchup.

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As the Los Angeles Lakers hosted the Houston Rockets, LeBron James mesmerized the fans. He went on to put on an unreal display of athleticism, leaving even his teammates in awe.

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No matter how old LeBron James gets, he is still a vital part of the team’s offense. James has always had the ability to turn up the heat and turn things around in his favor whenever he wants to.

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Well, during the second quarter of the game, James decided to dig deep into his bag of tricks while in the post. Being defended by a 22-year-old Tari Eason, James pulled off a post-spin move on the young forward.

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He then proceeded to finish under the rim with a 360 layup while absorbing contact from another Rockets defender. The whole crowd, commentator, and even the bench could not believe what James just did on the floor.

Even fans on social media were left in shambles. One fan on X posted, Lebron still kicking father time’s behind.”

Another fan commented, “He’s really gonna play till 45 isn’t he?”

The move pulled off by James led to an amazing reaction from the Los Angeles Lakers bench. Most of them just could not believe their eyes. After all, James is still able to do such feats at an age by when other players usually retire.

Fans reacting to LBJ’s athleticism

The King pulling off a 360 layup off of a post-spin move not only had the fans in the arena hyped. But fans on X were no less amazed at LBJ being able to push back ‘Father Time.’

One fan on X said, “It’s funny to see how they praise him because he does that kind of thing at 39 years old and at the same time they use his age as excuses when things go badly for him.”

Another fan stated, “Easily the greatest player to ever touch a basketball.”

Here are a few more reactions from fans on X.

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James will be turning 39 in a few more weeks. And by the looks of it, he is not planning to slow down anytime soon. Let’s see what the 39-year-old LBJ will have in store for fans up ahead.

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