NBA

LeBron James and his sons.

LeBron James Jr could be just as good as his dad

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

LeBron James is one hell of a player, almost certainly the best of his generation and definitely in the running for the unofficial crown of best player of the 21st Century.

The Cleveland Cavaliers has four MVP awards, two Finals MVP wins, 11 All-Star selections, and nine All-NBA First Team nods to his name. 

And it seems that the talent James possesses has been transferred onto his children, with his eldest son - LeBron Jr - showing off some incredible ability for such a young age.

SIGN UP NOW

Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay4

Article continues below

The 11-year-old has already amassed several highlight clips from his exceptional displays in AAU basketball, where he and his team have notched up several Championships and tournament wins already.

In fact, Mini-LeBron has been balling at such a high level for his age that he is already on the radar of Ohio State basketball coach Thad Matta for potential future recruitment.

Article continues below

Check out some of LeBron Jr's highlight reels and see the hype for yourself.

The kid has talent, and his old man knows it. "He plays just like I did," James Sr. has observed. "He has great awareness, and he'd rather pass first and set guys up. Most kids nowadays just want to score."

When you compare the youngster to how his Dad played in high school you can see a big difference. Check these videos out and see for yourself.

LeBron Sr. dominated in school because he was so much more physical than everyone he faced. James was a grown man in a 17-year-old's body and could dunk with ease when some players would struggle to reach the rim.

James the Younger is a lot more skill-based, dishing the ball out quickly and accurately like a mature point guard should. 

The kid is going to be good, the only question is how good? We'll just have to wait and see.

Topics:
Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
Eastern Conference
NBA
LeBron James
NBA Draft

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NBA Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again