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LeBron: 'It doesn't matter' what position I play for Lakers
Frank Vogel and the Lakers are experimenting with LeBron James at point guard early in training camp, but James says he'll play anywhere.With his team trailing by three with 6.5 seconds left in an intrasquad scrimmage on Thursday afternoon, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James ran the court and pulled up for a game-tying 3-pointer. Moments later, Lakers guard Rajon Rondo drove toward the other end and drew a foul on James. The outcome did not matter, but the setting yielded an early teaching experience for how the Lakers might handle crunch-time moments.
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A New Show From LeBron James
Not only are the classics hitting the service, but tons of new original content is coming to Disney+ as well. The latest announcement is for
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Becoming is a docuseries made in collaboration with ESPN that will visit the hometowns of athletes and other celebrities to see their upbringings and how their environments shaped who they become. A few of the announced subjects are Anthony Davis, Caleb McLaughlin, Candace Parker, and Nick Cannon.
James, who will be producing the series alongside Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, and Philip Byron,why this project was a priority for him.
"I'm really excited about helping develop Becoming and bringing this kind of program to kids. Sports and athletes were my inspiration growing up. It was the stories about Michael Jordan, Deion Sanders, and Allen Iverson that kept me dreaming. When I learned that they had some of the same struggles and challenges I did, it made everything seem possible. That's what Becoming is all about."
How will Lakers manage minutes of star duo? 'I'm born to have workload,' LeBron James says
As LeBron James and Anthony Davis gain chemistry on the court, Lakers coach Frank Vogel will manage their workload this year so they remain effective.So well before Los Angeles' 126-93 preseason win over the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on Wednesday, Anthony Davis could not help but laugh with LeBron James at halftime. Before finishing with eight points on 3-of-9 shooting in his Lakers debut in Los Angeles, Davis mused that those low numbers did not matter. Not when he finished with eight assists.
James and Carter previously worked together on HBO's The Shop, which has a similar focus on exposing the emotions and beliefs of public figures.
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