LeBron James hails Bronny James’ ex-rival Evan Mobley: “He’s going to be a hell of a good basketball player in this league. It’s so crazy because he was playing just against my son a few years ago. “
Friday night, LeBron James and his Los Angeles Lakers faced the young Cleveland Cavaliers. This problematic rival kept things interesting until the 4th quarter. Purple and gold got the final advantage to win the game 113-101.
The game turned out to be more interesting than expected, as the Cavs confirmed for some time that the young players were not afraid of the Lakers’ Big 3. LeBron James returned to the lineup after a two-game absence, dropping 26 points. in his old team.
On a night he turned 18 since making his league debut, Bron saw a group of new players do their thing on the pitch, especially Evan Mobley, the No.3 overall pick in the NBA Draft. 2021. Mobley is expected to become the next big thing for the Cavs and he’s already showing flashes of what he could be in the future.
He caught the attention of a lot of people and received great praise from LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar praised the young player, recalling that he used to play against Bronny James.
“He’s going to be a hell of a good basketball player in this league. It’s so crazy because he played against my son a few years ago. It’s weird. It’s getting more and more weird day by day. “
Even though people doubted Mobley could look good with all the big men on the Cavaliers roster, he said otherwise. He still has plenty of room to improve, but there’s no doubt the 20-year-old will make a lot of noise if he realizes his potential.
He finished the night with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists, leading his Cavs against the overpowered Lakers. The future is bright for this kid, and not only LeBron James congratulated him, but Carmelo Anthony. Evan’s ceiling is unknown at the moment and it only makes Cavaliers fans dream about their future.
LeBron realized that things were about to change for him recently. First, he faced Bronny’s former teammate Ziaire Williams and now a former rival of Evan Mobley.