- LeBron James once again shared his appreciation for Oklahoma Sooner Trae Young while being questioned by reporters.
- When asked about Young’s upcoming decision to head to the NBA after his freshman year, James replied quickly “What decision? That ain’t no decision.”
- Young is by far the breakout star of the college basketball season, averaging an astonishing 29.5 points, 9.4 assists, 4.1 rebounds per game for the Sooners.
LeBron James is pretty convinced that Trae Young should go pro after finishing his freshman year with the Oklahoma Sooners.
When asked about the breakout star of the college basketball season and his “upcoming decision to go pro,” James cut off the reporter before he could finish the question.
“What decision? That ain’t no decision,” James said. “That’s like saying my waking up this morning-that ain’t no decision. Brushing my teeth-that ain’t no decision. He better go pro.”
The reporter followed up by asking James, who went pro straight out of high school, what adjustments Young will have to make before entering the world of professional basketball at just 19 years old.
“How much money he’s going to spend monthly, and how much he’s going to save,” James joked. “That’s the only adjustment he’s gotta worry about.”
While the “one-and-done” rule still has plenty of issues, it currently stands as the law of the land. But by the sounds of it, James is pretty certain Young is good enough to be in the league already. As a player who did it himself, few would know better.
Young has been one of the can’t-miss players of the college basketball season, averaging an astonishing 29.5 points, 9.4 assists, 4.1 rebounds per game, and is expected to be a lottery pick in this year’s draft.