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Bryce James roasting LeBron—Is this the funniest father-son duo in sports history?

Bryce James, the youngest son of LeBron, has seldom shied away from taking amusing shots at his parents. From prank-calling his mother as she was in the midst of a podcast episode to doing comic impressions of the NBA legend alongside the rest of the family, the 17-year-old keeps everyone entertained by sharing such hilarious moments via social media. Now, with his elder brother Bronny set to make his NBA debut soon, the young individual is keeping the fun banter alive by recreating an iconic meme.

A few hours ago, Bryce took to his official Instagram account to share a picture with his 398,000 followers. It featured the 17-year-old standing inside a swimming pool, with his right hand on his forehead, and looking towards the sky with his eyes closed and a big smile on his face. He captioned the post as “Smiling through it all! Can’t believe this is my life.”

It didn’t take long for LeBron fans to put two and two together, and realize that Bryce recreated the same pose and caption that his father had made over 6 years ago. Bryce’s post caught the attention of LeBron, who shared the same on his Instagram story. If anyone wanted to know his reaction, all they needed to do was look at the cluster of laughing emojis at the bottom.

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LeBron posted the original picture of himself, which went viral back in 2018, as a response to news anchor Laura Ingraham’s “Shut Up and Dribble” remark. Ingraham’s criticism came after LeBron and KD made use of their platforms to criticize then-President Donald Trump’s actions. It didn’t take long for the picture to be shared across various platforms by multiple fans, allowing it to join the ranks of other memorable LeBron memes like his reaction to JR Smith’s slipup during the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals, and a crying photo of him that ended up reaching the same level of popularity as the one of Michael Jordan.

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On the other hand, Bryce James certainly has a few things to smile about over the past few days. His elder brother Bronny was drafted into the Los Angeles Lakers, and his father recently signed a two-year $104 million contract that would allow him to earn more than Michael Jordan did in his entire career! Unfortunately, however, signing that deal may have just put a lifelong desire to bed.

Bryce James may not get the chance to play with LeBron in the NBA: “He’s gonna be 42”

LeBron James’s 2-year extension may end up being the very last deal that he signs. After all, the All-Time NBA Lead scorer will be turning 40 by the end of the year. While his stats have shown that his playing days are still not behind him, a time will come when the player will have to hang up his basketball shoes. That moment may end up arriving earlier than Bryce’s likely entry into the NBA.

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A few days ago, Bryce James held an Instagram live. During the same, he answered a question from a comment that asked if LeBron would wait for the teen to enter the NBA before officially retiring. As it turns out, Bryce has already made his peace with the fact that his father will be gone from the league by then.

“I’m not gonna lie, that’s OD,” he said. “Waiting until I — nah, that’s too much. That’s too much, no. No, Good lord. He’s going to be 42, bro.” At 17, Bryce James is currently at Notre Dame High School. It will take a few more years before he is eligible for college and then being able to establish stats, that will propel him into the NBA Draft. By that point, LeBron’s contract will expire.

He has already gotten his wish of playing alongside one of his sons. As much as he may try, playing with both might be impossible.

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Before leaving, be sure to check out some insights that Shaquille O’Neal’s ex-agent, Leonard Armato, shared about the Lakers legend’s infamous feud with the late Kobe Bryant.