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LeBron James opens up about his future in the NBA: "I love competing, winning, and playing the game"

LeBron James makes it clear he is not leaving the NBA anytime soon
LeBron James opens up about his future in the NBA

LeBron James opens up about his future in the NBA

In the new episode of The Shop, LeBron James says there is no way he is giving up on his career and is planning to stay here as long as possible. His mindset is that he is one of the league's best players and still has the strong desire to be on that journey as long as possible. 

LeBron is not going anywhere

The new Uninterrupted episode of "The Shop" featuring Donald Glover, actor/writer Quinta Brunson, artist J Balvin, quarterback Lamar Jackson, marketing executive Paul Rivera, entrepreneur Maverick Carter, and LeBron James, had all of them talked about their respective professions. When asked about his future in the NBA, LeBron James made it clear he is not going anywhere as long his body is on the NBA level. On top of that, he loves the game and competing way too much to give it up so easily. 

"It's in me, man. I love competing, winning, and playing the game. I know at some point I will not be able to play it no more at that level. So I am trying to squeeze as much juice from this mothaf**cka oranges as I can; while I can, why not, and I am still good. I am still nice as f**k out there."

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LeBron also touched upon how special every season is for him. His apparent love for movies came out as well because he described that every one of them is like a movie, and he is the main lead. 

"I feel like every season for me is like a movie. Every season is a movie, and I am living it, I am a star in a movie, and it feels dope as shit. I feel like Batman, Black Panther, all of them." 

LeBron is still on a quest for greatness

It's good to hear LeBron still has the interest and desire to compete in the NBA despite the recent struggles the Lakes have been through this entire season. There is no question LeBron's motivation to stay in the NBA has multiple storylines, with one of them being connected with the recent comments of playing for any NBA team that drafts his son Bronny James. The other is his desire to grab as many records as possible before retirement, with overthrowing Kareem as the all-time leader in points being the most important one. 

Whether that will happen or not remains to be seen, but the motivation and the track record of consistency is already associated with LeBron. He is in his 19th season and is one of the leading scorers in the NBA, averaging 29 points which is pretty astonishing no matter what you personally think about LeBron. The Lakers have their problems, but you can't say LeBron is not doing his part to help his team win. Whatever his legacy will look like after he decides to finish his career is still unfamiliar, but for now, LeBron is definitely not going anywhere.  

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