The 2023/2024 NBA season will officially start on October 24. Among the more than 400 players in the league, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will become the oldest player.
king james This year will be his 21st NBA season In December, he will turn 39. This makes him the oldest player in the upcoming USA Basketball campaign.
But such a situation does not seem to affect the leading scorer in NBA history, because during a recent pre-season training with the Lakers, James was asked what he thought about being the oldest player in the league. the striker responded with a gesture. He put his face in his hands and yelled, then smiled and continued training.
LeBron is looking for his fifth championship ring in his 21st season in the NBA Second place is the Los Angeles Lakers. Last season, they were swept by the Denver Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals and were on the verge of a new round of finals.
LeBron will not participate in preseason games
On October 7, the Los Angeles Lakers will begin their preseason game against the Golden State Warriors. However, the biggest star, LeBron James, will not appear in this debut.
The “King” was eliminated not because of physical problems. On the contrary, the veteran is currently in excellent condition. However, The decision was made due to personal preparation Something the stars do before every season. SportsNet reporter Mike Trudell explains.
James, on the other hand, continues to train, preparing as if this is his first season at nearly 39 years old. Maintain adequate fitness.
“He’s getting ready like a rookie. He starts training at 6:00 in the morning. He hits the weight room as often as anyone. “LeBron has set the tone for every team he’s ever played on,” said Rob Pelinka, vice president of basketball operations and general manager. Los Angeles Lakers.
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