LeBron James slams NBA players in tweet: Bronny ‘definitely better’
LeBron James seems unimpressed with some of the NBA players.
On Monday night, the Lakers star – who is currently in a walking boot due to a foot injury that will sideline him for at least a few weeks – said in a tweet that his son, Bronny James, is “better” than some of the NBA talent he has was watching on television.
“Man Bronny is definitely better than some of these cats I watched on league pass today. S–t lightweight hilarious,” James wrotewith some crying laughing emojis.
While James didn’t name names, the lineup of Monday games broadcast on League Pass included: 76ers-Pacers, Celtics-Cavaliers, Trail Blazers-Pistons and Raptors-Nuggets.
Bronny, a 6-foot-3, 180-pound point guard, is playing his senior year for Sierra Canyon High School in Los Angeles, California.
He will be conscripted in 2024.
The 18-year-old is currently ranked No. 28 in the ESPN 100 for the senior class of 2023, with the network rating him as a four-star recruit.
In January, James told The Oregonian that Oregon, Ohio State and USC are in Bronny’s “top five or six” – and that his oldest son is still in the decision making process.
“He’s going to make his own decision, but there’s a chance,” James said of the possibility of Bronny being a good fit for Oregon. “I think Bronny can go to any university he wants. I just have to pick up the phone. If Bronny says he wants to go there, he’s good enough.”
Bronny — who was named to the boys’ McDonald’s All-American contest in January — reportedly has offers from a number of schools, including Memphis, Ohio State, USC, Kentucky, Oregon and Michigan.
There are also rumors that James might be considering the G League Ignite, a development team in the NBA G League.
Some college coaches have said that the recruiting process was difficult for Bronny because of his celebrity.
“I tried to join in, but you had to jump through a thousand hoops to get to the mother,” an ACC coach told On3. “You can’t talk to the child. You should schedule a time with the publicist on Tuesday or Thursday to talk to the mother [Savannah James].”
James, who became the NBA’s all-time leading scorer on Feb. 7, has been open about his desire to one day play alongside Bronny in the NBA.
During a Twitter Q&A with fans in May, 38-year-old James said: “That’s the plan! God willing,” when asked if he plans to play with Bronny in the NBA.