NBA Twitter Left Baffled After LeBron James’ Debuts New Gray Beard Look at Bronny’s AAU Game

Published 07/03/2021, 4:06 PM EDT
Jun 1, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts against the Phoenix Suns in the second half during game five in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports


LeBron James is one of the players who always in for a deep playoff run. Making it to finals for 9 of the last seasons, LBJ looked prime to make yet another deep playoff run this season.

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But this season, it has been a pretty different case. For the first time in the playoffs, LeBron James was knocked out in the very first round. Facing off against a resilient Phoenix Suns side who were the second seed, the Lakers looked in cruise control after game 3.

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But eventually the Lakers’ saw big man Anthony Davis and Kentavious Caldwell Pope suffer from injuries. With AD out and KCP not returning to full fitness, LeBron couldn’t carry the Purple & Gold to the second round.

With a long off-season ahead of him, the Lakers’ superstar certainly has a lot of things to do. Be it his upcoming movie Space Jam: New Legacy’s release or getting back to full health, Bron is a busy man.

But the 36-year-old always finds time for his family. The 4-time MVP can often be seen supporting his sons in their high school matchups. After recently attending younger son Bryce’s high school game, Bron was spotted in an AAU battle featuring his son. Watching from the sidelines, LBJ had a tip or two for Bronny and Co.

Twitter reacts to LeBron James’ appearance

While many fans across the world were impressed to see the connection between the father-son duo, some other fans commented on LBJ’s white beard hairs an ultimate sign of a superstar aging. Take a look at some of the wild reactions.

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While LeBron might appear to be all aged up, appearances might be deceptive. James who always has a knack for proving his doubters wrong, will be utilising this off-season to get back to his best form possible.

Despite being 36-year-old, Bron has rarely shown any signs of slowing down and is seemingly in his prime. After a disappointing finish this season, get ready to see a resurgent LeBron trying to lead his team to yet another championship. Can Bron lead the Lakers to yet another championship despite him aging?

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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