LeBron Praises Bryce James: 12 Points in Blazers' 46-Point Win

Family Excellence: The James Brothers Shine in Basketball.

by Nouman Rasool
LeBron Praises Bryce James: 12 Points in Blazers' 46-Point Win
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LeBron James, the iconic LA Lakers superstar, has consistently voiced his desire to share the NBA court with his talented sons, Bronny and Bryce James. While Bronny's NBA journey seems imminent with the upcoming draft, Bryce James, the younger prodigy, is still a few years away from fulfilling his dream of gracing the world's most renowned basketball league.

Bryce, who plays the role of a sharpshooting guard, currently navigates his junior year at Sierra Canyon Trailblazers, located in Chatsworth, Los Angeles. In their recent game against the Burroughs Bears, the Trailblazers dominated with an impressive 92-46 victory, further establishing their dominance this season.

With this win, Sierra Canyon boasts an impressive 11-1 record for the season and an astonishing 19-game home winning streak dating back to the 2022-23 season.

LeBron Lauds Bryce's Stellar Game

In the game, forward Noah Williams led the team with an outstanding 20 points, while Bryce James contributed a valuable 12 points to secure the win.

The stellar performance caught the attention of none other than LeBron James himself, who took to social media to express his elation, tweeting, "Yessir!! He just working and striving for greatness!" Meanwhile, LeBron's elder son, Bronny James, has embarked on his collegiate basketball journey with the USC Trojans.

In his inaugural year, Bronny has participated in three games, maintaining an average of 5.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists, and 1.0 steals per game. While these statistics may not be groundbreaking, it's important to note that Bronny is making a resilient comeback following a summer hospitalization due to a heart issue.

As the 2024 NBA draft approaches, there's ample time for him to regain his peak form. Despite the basketball success within his family, LeBron James has been facing challenges with the LA Lakers recently. After securing victory in the inaugural In-Season Tournament with a 123-109 win over the Indiana Pacers on December 9th, the Lakers have struggled to maintain momentum.

Over their last eight games, they have managed just two wins, with LeBron himself missing two of those contests. The Lakers currently hold a 16-15 record, placing them ninth in the competitive Western Conference. With formidable teams like the Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz, and Memphis Grizzlies closely trailing, the Lakers must strive to accumulate more wins to secure a playoff berth.

Their most recent loss on Christmas day, a 126-115 defeat to the Boston Celtics, saw Anthony Davis shining with 40 points and 13 rebounds, while LeBron contributed 16 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists.