Youngest Son of LeBron James Shines at Peach Jam Debut, Captivating NBA Scouts

Photo: Instagram/Bryce James

Bryce James, the youngest son of renowned Lakers superstar LeBron James, captured the attention of NBA scouts as he made his highly-anticipated debut at the Peach Jam tournament.

This prestigious Nike event serves as a platform for the nation's most talented AAU players to showcase their skills on the court. During the game, all eyes were on James as he displayed his abilities, leaving a lasting impression on the scouts in attendance.

In the 16-under division match between Strive For Greatness and Expressions, James exhibited his prowess by contributing 12 points, shooting 4-for-9 from the field. This noteworthy performance not only propelled his team to a 78-69 victory but also further cemented his status as a rising star in the basketball world.

Photo: Instagram/Bryce James

Multiple NBA teams, including the Lakers, Magic, Cavaliers, Mavericks, Heat, Knicks, Suns, and Hawks, recognized the significance of James' presence on the court. Yahoo Sports reported that scouts from these teams, among others, prioritized observing James throughout the opening day of the tournament.

This year marked the third consecutive year that NBA scouts were granted the opportunity to witness the games firsthand, underlining the significance of James' performance. Standing tall at 6'4" and positioned as a shooting guard, James hails from Campbell Hall School in California.

Currently embarking on his junior year, he follows in the footsteps of his older brother, Bronny, who recently made a commitment to join the University of Southern California (USC) and will commence his college basketball career in the upcoming fall season.

With his remarkable debut at the Peach Jam, Bryce James has undoubtedly established himself as a promising talent and an individual to watch closely in the basketball realm. As he progresses through his junior year and continues to hone his skills, the anticipation surrounding his future in the sport only intensifies.

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Source: Sports Illustrated
 

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