Bronny James is quickly ascending to the heights of his famed father, and LeBron James couldn’t be happier.
Adding another accolade to his already impressive resume, Bronny has been chosen to play in the McDonald’s All-American Games. A prestigious honor within itself, the opportunity is even more monumental because it arrives twenty years after his father was named MVP of the 2003 McDonald’s All-American game in Cleveland. This would ultimately lead to him securing a spot as the No. 1 draft pick with the Cavaliers.
The 38-year-old Lakers star couldn’t contain his excitement when the news about his son hit social media.
“So damn proud of you! Continue to be you through it all, no matter what!!” LeBron gleamed in an Instagram post, sweetly writing to his son, “You’re truly AMAZING!!!”
Currently a point guard at Sierra Canyon in Los Angeles, the 18-year-old is poised to join the NBA. Due to the league’s age restrictions that require players to be at least 19, Bronny must wait a bit longer before playing alongside his dad. The four-star recruit has yet to commit to a college but has Ohio State, Oregon, and USC on his radar.
Bronny is not the only basketball offspring to secure a spot on the McDonald’s All-American team. Andrej Stojakovic, the son of retired NBA All-Star Peja Stojakovic and Dajuan Wagner Jr., whose father is 13-year NBA vet Milt Wagner, will join Bronny. The big game will take place in Houston on March 28th at 9 p.m.