Being LeBron James’ son is not very easy. There are millions of eyes on you and catching your every move with special judgmental glass. But Bronny James has been living with it ever since he got his senses, and managed to deal with it very professionally. He has the attention of basketball fans. It is not only as a “Son of super star” but Bronny is attempting to make a name for himself as a basketball prospect, and might just be on verge of making a league debut very soon. Bronny has seized every opportunity to showcase his BB talent; this time around it was Sierra Canyon where he was praised for his play.
Playing for his California Basketball Club, Bronny James is on a European basketball tour with his younger brother Bryce. Bronny will be a senior this season. During a recent game, Bronny shook the rim with his athletic play. He took a defensive rebound coast to coast before throwing down a highlight slam.
On the famous “Undisputed,” show, NBA analyst Shannon Sharpe said, “I still don’t know how he pulled this off. You don’t see many NBA players dunk on the left side with their right hand over the defender. It was very impressive and got my attention. He’s getting better and better.”
Shannon explained the difficulty in the slam that got the basketball world buzzing. After driving in transition at full speed, froze his defender with an in-and-out move, then detonated on the said opponent with a jam, while his momentum carried him away from the basket. It sent the crowd into a frenzy.
Bronny James already has a huge fan base and is ready to make a mark on the league.
LeBron James is preparing for his 20th season in NBA and may well be in a position to see his son playing in the same league with his son Bronny. 4-time NBA Champion has expressed a desire to play with his son. Making his senior appearances, Bronny is racking up very impressive games and plays to please his fans. Bronny is ranked by ESPN as the 39th overall prospect in the 2023 class. Fans will be keeping tabs on Bronny this year as interest surrounds his basketball future.
Bronny James has two choices after his senior games, as he could play college basketball or join a developmental league like the G League Ignite or Overtime Elite. But given a 4 –star rating, Bronny is yet to give his decision over the same. But he is making great developments every year for sure.
Playing at the guard position, the 17-year-old James continues to develop before his senior season. Time will tell what lies ahead for the talented guard as he develops in the shadows of his father. For now, Bronny continues to sizzle as his journey continues.
While playing in European Basketball, Bronny again made his presence felt in Sierra Canyon. The series has had and still has elite players. This season, Bronny will team up with junior Isaiah Elohim, a shooting guard who is No. 4 in the 2024 composite rankings, and Ashton Hardaway. Hardaway, a four-star recruit, is the son of former NBA player Penny Hardaway. Combo guard Amari Bailey, a five-star recruit who was ninth in the 247Sports’ composite rankings for the 2022 class, signed with UCLA. Power forward Kijani Wright, the 62nd player in the composite rankings, signed with Southern California and was also part of the tour.
For his current game, the explosive dunk was part of a stellar 25-point output for Bronny. Though his California Basketball Club team fell to the U18 French Select squad 97-85; James’ mega slam undoubtedly stole the show. capturing the spotlight of the social media world in the process.