WATCH: LeBron James Shows His Class By Instructing His Son to Shake Hands With Chris Paul

Published 12/12/2021, 1:30 PM EST


LeBron James’ son Bronny is already a star even before making his official debut in the NBA. Bronny plays for the Sierra Canyon High School basketball team and is hugely popular among the masses. Chris Paul, the Phoenix Sun guard, is the godfather of LeBron’s son and attends almost every game of his.

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In a recent viral video, LeBron James is seen reminding Bronny to shake hands with Chris Paul in case he forgets. This shows the respect LeBron James has for his friend Chris Paul. Paul and LeBron James were in the stands when Sierra Canyon faced Perry high school. Chris Paul has a very close relationship with Bronny and LeBron.

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LeBron James And Chris Paul Friendship

James and CP3 go way back as they have been good friends both on and off the court. According to LeBron, Chris Paul was present in the hospital during the birth of his second son.

He was at the hospital for the birth of my second child – my second son Bryce Maximus. And it happened to be during the NBA Finals. So, he’s the godfather for Bryce James and Bryce came out the night before and then I proceeded to get my a** kicked by the Spurs the next day. So it was no sleep for me then.” LeBron James talks about his relationship with Chris.

Back in 2018, a video had gone viral in which Chris Paul was seen coaching Bronny James. Bronny’s father is one of the greatest power forwards of all time and adds Chris Paul to it. The kid is really lucky to get such guidance from established superstars of the association.

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Bronny James stats:

Bronny dons the #0 in honor of his favorite player, Russell Westbrook. He has good enough stats for someone of his age and is already a superstar in making. Bronny famously put on a brilliant performance against LeBron’s former high school team while his father watched on from the stands.

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He powered his team to a win against St Vincent-St Mary getting 19 points out of it. His team eventually went on to win comfortably with a 71-52 scoreline. With such high-level play even before making his official debut, only great things are expected out of Bronny James Jr.

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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.

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