Touched by “Puka Doncic’s” Incredible Gesture Before Eagles Game, LeBron James Breaks Out His Exotic Dance Moves for 22YO Rams Star

Published 10/08/2023, 4:24 PM EDT

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The American sporting culture has always shown great unity. Even some of the all-time greats of one field fanboy over an emerging rookie of another and it’s a sweet sight to behold. LeBron James‘ name is synonymous with greatness in the world of the NBA. However, King James is an ardent fan of other sports and often shows his love for them openly.

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When an athlete of LeBron’s stature shows love to anyone, you’re bound to be surprised by it. However, turning the tables on the LA Lakers legend, 22 YO LA Rams star won him over with a sweet gesture. Showing the utmost respect for a rookie, King James put his unique spin in his response to it.

“Puka Doncic” honors LeBron James before Eagles game

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It is well known that the 4x NBA champion likes to put forth his predictions before football games. Continuing the tradition, he went on Instagram Live recently to let the fans know what he thinks about the upcoming matchups. Over the years, this has become a well-sought-after event.

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As fans await to see what his predictions are for upcoming games and the season. This year, while giving his predictions and opinions, LeBron showered other athletes with a lot of love.

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While discussing one of his favorites, the Rams, LeBron gave a hilarious nickname to Puka Nacua. He said, Obviously, they got Puka Doncic, who been going crazy”. This had the internet in splits as fans couldn’t believe LeBron thought of saying this name out loud. Regardless, Nacua seems to be a big fan of King James as well. While making his way into the arena for their game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Nacua was seen wearing a LeBron James jersey, #6 for the Lakers. The clip was shared by the Rams’ official Instagram account and LeBron was flattered by it, to say the least.

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The 38-year-old reciprocated the gesture with his own spin to it.

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Although LeBron claims to be a Cleveland Browns fan, his love for LA is not a secret to anyone. Ever since his move to the Lakers in 2018, King James has been very open about his love for the city. So after “Puka Doncic” paid homage to the OG, LeBron had to do something to reciprocate. Sharing the Rams story on his Instagram profile, LeBron added a dancing sticker to it in response. The 19x All-Star can be seen busting out some special moves for the youngster.

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Prateek Singh

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Prateek Singh is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports, known for his insightful coverage of the league. With a deep passion for basketball fueled by the late Kobe Bryant's championship runs, Prateek has built his writing career on astute analysis and a firm understanding of the game. His transparent reporting and dedication to providing quality content have earned him credibility and respect among readers and industry professionals alike.
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