FILE – Los Angeles Lakers ahead LeBron James (23) gestures in opposition to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder through the second half at Chesapeake Vitality Area. Obligatory Credit score: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports activities
MANILA, Philippines — Solely time will inform as to when LeBron James’ legendary NBA profession will finish.
What appears sure now, nonetheless, is that he intends to complete his profession with the Los Angeles Lakers.
“I really hope that I can end my profession with the Lakers,” James stated on the SmartLess podcast whereas selling the brand new “Area Jam” film.
“And what number of years that’s, if it’s 4, 5, six, no matter, seven, I hope I can proceed to play the sport. I really like being in LA, my household loves being in LA.”
James has received championships with two different franchises. He led the Miami Warmth to back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013 earlier than coming again to Cleveland to satisfy his promise of giving his hometown crew its first-ever NBA championship in 2016.
However for the 36-year-old James, nothing beats taking part in for one of the vital common groups in all of sports activities at this stage of his profession.
“Being with a historic franchise just like the Lakers is one thing like, it’s like me being in ‘Area Jam’ now. I by no means thought it’d be doable,” stated James.
The 17-time All-Star received his first title with the Lakers—his fourth total—final yr. He signed a two-year extension with the Lakers in December, a deal that may preserve him in Los Angeles by the 2022-23 season.
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