“I’m going where he goes,” Rapper Da Baby ready to learn Russian for LeBron James

DaBaby jokes about his admiration for Lakers star, LeBron James.


“I’m going where he goes,” Rapper Da Baby ready to learn Russian for LeBron James

DaBaby and LeBron James (via Grammy and ESPN)

LeBron James, the kid from Akron, actively establishes himself as one of the NBA’s best players. His remarkable durability and skill in overcoming challenges have elevated him as a standout figure, expanding his fan following. Currently, he maintains an impressive season average of 25.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 6.3 assists.

While on the Club Shay Shay podcast hosted by NFL legend Shannon Sharpe, American rapper DaBaby, asked about his top 5 NBA players, and surprisingly showered praise on LeBron James. Despite being born in Cleveland, Ohio, and later moving to Charlotte, North Carolina, where Michael Jordan played, fans might have expected his top choice to be Jordan.

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Despite a busy schedule, he actively watches the games of the Los Angeles Lakers star whom he ardently follows. In the interview, he says:

I don’t play about James. I’m going where he goes. If he goes and plays for Russia, I’m trying to learn the language!

LeBron James naturally secured the top spot, while expressing admiration for Steph Curry, Damian Lillard, and Draymond Green. To round out his list, he actively chose Giannis Antetokounmpo, who made history during the Mavs-Bucks game, notably excluding Michael Jordan.

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LeBron James injury update, might miss the game against Rockets

LeBron James has a left calf contusion, but unless there are setbacks, he is expected to be ready for the game against the Rockets. Across 11 games played, he holds averages of 24.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 6.1 assists this season. The injury he is currently managing resulted from a collision with Kevin Durant during the game against the Phoenix Suns.

LeBron James
LeBron James (Credits: Los Angeles Times)

Exceeding the initially planned 35 minutes, he actively played against the Portland Trail Blazers. Furthermore, this season, he is consistently getting more game time than originally anticipated. Despite his injuries, his explosive athleticism remains evident. This was showcased in the victory over the Trail Blazers, where he tallied 35 points, five rebounds, and nine assists.

Entering his 21st NBA season at the age of 38, LeBron James actively focuses on managing and conditioning his body. Following this game, the Lakers will host the Utah Jazz. Subsequently, they will face the Dallas Mavericks in an away game at the Crypto.com Arena. 

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