“Bronny Gonna Be a Superstar”: Fans Erupt as LeBron James Praises His Son With an Interesting Stat

Published 02/24/2023, 5:50 AM EST

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Rising star Bronny James has had an eventful year so far, just like his father, dominating the hardwood in their respective leagues. Bronny impressed everyone with his athleticism and shooting ability during his games for Sierra Canyon High School. Moreover, his impressive performances have put him in line for his International debut in the Nike Hoop Summit, in 2023. Following the pouring accolades, proud father LeBron James further praised his son with a unique stat. Fans impressed with the statement swarmed the Twitter comments with varied opinions.

Currently, the 18-year-old rising star is in his senior year at his High School and is yet to confirm his college. A report suggested that James could choose the University of Oregon. Meanwhile, the 4x NBA champion, who often shares videos of his elder son’s impressive dunks and defense, this time held on to a mic. He addressed the reporters and spoke about his son ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Dubs. 

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Addressing a reporter’s question on Bronny James’ accolades, the Los Angeles Lakers star impressed everyone with a stat. James said, “Bronny plays the game the right way every single night, if he wanted to he could shoot 20 shots a game and average 30 but its not about that.”

He further went on to appreciate Bronny’s athleticism and leadership skills, which he had improved since eighth grade. He later added, “All he cares about is winning and playing with great basketball players.


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Fans reacted to James’ statement with various comments. One user said, “Bronny gonna be a superstar.” Following are some reactions from NBA Twitter.


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Following Bronny, James further spoke about his younger son Bryce James’ progress in the game.

James talks about his younger son Bryce 

15-year-old Bryce James also plays for Sierra Canyon High School. During the interaction with the reporters, LeBron said, “Bryce side he had the growth spurt, and now his game catching up with the growth.” James has often spoken about his desire to share the NBA court with his sons. Only time will tell whether he gets to complete his wish.


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What do you make of LeBron James’ interesting stat on his son, Bronny James? Will Bronny break into NBA? Let us know in the comments below.


Written by:

Shahul Hameed


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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a contributor at an online news site. Shahul has always shared a keen interest in journalism, starting off as a reporter for his college news journal.
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Pragya Vashisth