Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James told Athletic he will not play for a US team at the FIBA World Cup for the summer in China – and he never intended to do so. Favorite coaches. "I usually love everything for the pope, but that's not a good summer for me," said James.
LeBron James wanted to finish the season, but he was convinced otherwise than by the Lakers who prioritize his long-term health. The NBA World regrets the death of West Coast's Grammy-nominated rapper and a remarkable NBA fan Nipsi Hussell, who was killed in front of the Los Angeles clothing store on Sunday.
Instead, James will also practice the movie "Space Jam 2", which will be released in July 2021
According to The Athletic, the schedule of the film is based on the knowledge that James will not play this summer.
James will miss this NBA post this year for the first time since 2005. The Lakers missed the playoffs again this season, and the James season ended last week after a groin injury. He will not play another game until October.
But James, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has not ruled out playing for the US team at the Summer Olympics 2020 in Japan. "Yes, this is an opportunity," James told Athletic. "It depends on how I feel. I love the Olympics. "