LeBron James Comments on His NBA Future,Suggesting His Retirement Is Near

LeBron James has commented on his future in the NBA, suggesting that retirement is coming soon. The Los Angeles Lakers star acknowledged that he is on the "other side of the hill" and that he doesn't have much time left in his career.

This season, James is posting 25.2 points, 8.6 points, and 6.9 assists per game. He is currently 39 years old and has played 20 seasons in the league. He is currently ranked #31 on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

James' comments come after a report surfaced that the Lakers were potentially exploring trades to replenish the roster with young players. The Lakers have struggled this season with a 28-31 record, sitting outside the play-in tournament spots.

Lakers' Anthony Davis Shares His Support For LeBron James Over Comments on Retirement: "He Doesn't Have To retire Yet, He Doesn't Have To Retire Anytime Soon, He Can Play As Long As He Wants".

Lakers' Anthony Davis has backed LeBron James to decide when it's time to walk away from basketball, saying the veteran superstar can play "as long as he wants".

In an interview with The Athletic, James' wife Savannah James commented on when her husband might retire. "Retirement isn't even on LeBron's mind right now", she said.

UCLA's Shareef O'Neal, the son of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal, tweeted in response to LeBron's comments: "I hope my dad doesn't retire anytime soon I love watching him play".

Meanwhile, the Lakers are waiting to see if they will make the playoffs this season. They currently sit as the 12th seed in the Western Conference and are a game under .500.

LeBron James has recently commented on his future in the NBA, stating that he doesn't have much time left and that he is on the "other side of the hill". This comes as a surprise to many, as LeBron is still producing elite performances this season, with the Lakers currently vying for a playoff spot.

LeBron has played 20 seasons in the NBA, and his body has taken a toll from all the competitive minutes played. However, he continues to stay in elite shape and has even improved as a 3-point shooter, which has helped extend his career.

At this stage, it is unclear when LeBron will retire, but it is clear that he is approaching the end of his illustrious career. The Lakers are currently 28-31 this season and are fighting to secure a playoff spot.

LeBron's priorities may also shift towards his family, as he hopes to eventually play alongside his son, Bronny, in the NBA. Bronny is currently a high school junior and is ranked as a top-10 recruit for the class of 2024.

Whatever LeBron decides, he has had an unparalleled career and has left an indelible mark on the NBA. His comments serve as a reminder that even the greatest players in the game have finite careers and that every moment should be cherished.

The Lakers face the Denver Nuggets tonight, hoping to secure another win as they continue their push for the playoffs.

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