LeBron James’ new contract could pave the way for him to team up with his son Bronny in a few years.
During a recent appearance on appearance on The Shop, LeBron revealed that he really wants to play alongside his son in the NBA.
That's the plan! God willing 🙏🏾🤞🏾
— LeBron James (@KingJames) May 17, 2022
On Wednesday, LeBron signed a new two-year contract extension with the Lakers that gives him a player option for the 2024-25 season.
BREAKING: Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James has agreed on a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension – including a player option for the 2024-2025 season, @KlutchSports CEO Rich Paul tells ESPN. James had been entering final year of deal worth $44.5M.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 17, 2022
Fans immediately noticed that LeBron is eligible to opt-out of his contract in the same year Bronny becomes draft eligible.
LeBron James' new contract with the Lakers has a player option for the 2024-2025 season.
Bronny James is eligible for the 2024 NBA Draft 👀 pic.twitter.com/gXWTVHDVV1
— 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬 (@sportingnews) August 17, 2022
LeBron has a player option for the 2024 season
Bronny James will be draft eligible in 2024 👀 pic.twitter.com/NV561zKgMI
— PointsBet Sportsbook (@PointsBetUSA) August 17, 2022
We’re still a few years out but it seems like a LeBron/Bronny team could really be a possibility.