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‘7ft LeBron James’: Younger Son Bryce James’ Crazy Growth Spurt Leaves Father and NBA World in Awe

Published 05/28/2023, 7:57 AM EDT

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LeBron James is reaching the last stretch of his career on the floor. The basketball world now awaits his successor. Bronny James, the eldest of the James lineage, has already impressed fans with his athleticism. The youngest son of LeBron, however, isn’t far behind. The Akron Hammer, a proud father of four, took to social media to express admiration for his son, Bryce, reacting to his physical prowess.

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Bryce Maximus James currently plays high school basketball for Sierra Canyon, the same school as his older brother. The 15-year-old has shown a massive growth spurt in his high school. Notably, he is currently taller than Bronny, who is 6’2″, and stands a few inches shorter than King James. 

Bryce’s impressive play leaves LeBron James in awe


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LeBron James often shares video clips of his sons’ impressive gameplay and heartfelt messages on his social media. The all-time top scorer shared a video clip of Bryce James attempting a put-back slam. Reacting to the video, James tweeted, “AYYYYYYYYYYEEEEE!!!!! LETS GO MAXIMUS!!”

The video clip featured Bryce rebounding the ball and slamming a put-back dunk exhibiting the same physical prowess of a younger LBJ. The rising star currently stands at a towering  6’6” tall at the age of 15 and might outgrow his father, who is 6’9″. Despite the impressive dunk, some sections of the fans paid attention to the growth spurt of the rising star, with a fan commenting, “7ft LBJ2 incoming.”


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Following his brother Bronny’s path, Bryce has also been making waves in basketball circles, with fans seemingly impressed by the James DNA.

Fans think Bryce James may be LeBron’s successor

While Bronny already set the stakes high for the rising star, Bryce’s recent dunking video clip gave promising signs to fans. Here are some reactions from fans. 

Bronny recently signed up for collegiate basketball with USC Trojans, with a fan comparing the 18-year-old star to his younger brother. 


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As fans set high expectations for the two rising James boys, the pressure that comes with it would not be easy to beat for LeBron’s children. After all, they carry the overbearingly heavy legacy of arguably one of the greatest players that ever graced the hardwood floor. The all-time top scorer with fingers studded with rings, King James.

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Shahul Hameed

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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports, where he brings his passion for sports and entertainment journalism to life. With a Master's Degree in journalism from a reputed institute and years of experience in the industry, Shahul always strives to provide insightful and astute coverage of the NBA to the fans. Shahul's love for sports writing dates back to his college days.

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