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Los Angeles Lakers make history: LeBron & Bronny become first father-son duo in NBA

NBA history has been made as LeBron James and his son, Bronny James, become the first father-son duo to play together in the league. The Los Angeles Lakers selected Bronny with the 55th pick in the 2024 NBA draft, fulfilling a long-held dream for the James family. The unprecedented feat has captivated fans, marking a significant moment in the NBA.

LeBron James, a four-time NBA champion, the player with most points scored in history, and one of the greatest players of all time, has long expressed his desire to share the court with his son. Bronny played his lone season at the University of Southern California in 2023-24, averaging 4.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.1 assists in 25 games. Despite modest college statistics, his potential and the opportunity to play alongside his legendary father were enough for the Lakers to make their move.

LeBron, known for his versatility, leadership, and basketball IQ, has continually set records and pushed boundaries throughout his illustrious career. Now, with Bronny by his side, the Lakers hope to blend experience with youthful energy, creating a dynamic duo that will be both a sentimental and strategic asset to the organization.

This historic moment not only highlights the James family’s remarkable journey but also adds a new chapter to the NBA’s rich history. As the 2024 season approaches, all eyes will be on the Lakers to see how this father-son partnership unfolds on the grand stage.