“LeBron James wants to be a Laker, he loves living in LA”: NBA Insider Brian Windhorst makes a bold revelation ahead of the off-season

Arjun Julka
|Published May 07, 2022

NBA Insider Brian Windhorst reveals LeBron James wants to continue playing for the Lakers, adding the King enjoys living in Los Angeles.

Despite not making the playoffs, the Lakers continue to be in the news, with analysts and trade pundits debating the moves Rob Pelinka and co should make during the off-season. A veteran roster with no top draft picks, the purple and gold find themselves in deep waters.

Nonetheless, the Lakers Nation does have something to cheer about with a report claiming that LeBron James doesn’t plan to go anywhere. The four-time champion was the only saving grace for the Lakers this season, breaking milestones on a nightly basis at age 37-years old.

In his 19th season, James averaged 30+ PPG and was one of the top scorers in the league. The King dethroned Karl Malone as the second all-time scorer in NBA history. With James wanting to continue being a Laker, the organization needs to capitalize on the superstar’s closing championship window.

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According to ESPN analyst Brian Windhorst, James is having a great time living the Hollywood life.

LeBron James wants to be a Laker.

Amid the Lakers struggling, rumor mills had started churning news of James ending his career playing with son Bronny in Cleveland. The four-time Finals MVP had publicly claimed that he would wish to play his last season with his firstborn, wherever that may be.

Thus LBJ wanting to continue donning the purple and gold provides a respite for the Lakers front office, who are staring at a tumultuous off-season. Unfortunately, Russell Westbrook’s marriage with the Lakers failed, coupled with Anthony Davis’ injury-prone nature.

Nevertheless, the Lakers Nation has something to cheer about with NBA Insider Brian Windhorst’s latest report, claiming that King James wants to be a Laker.

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While LBJ believes he can take the Lakers to heights, he can no longer do this alone. The eighteen-time All-Star needs a Robin on a regular basis. Though AD fits the role perfectly, his durability continues to be a deterrent. On the other hand, the Lakers need to move Brodie and get a shooter onboard.

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Pelinka and co need to make some bold decisions in the upcoming off-season if they intend to make a championship run with James.

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Arjun Julka

Arjun Julka

Arjun Julka is a NBA author at The SportsRush. Basketball isn’t just a sport for this 26-year-old, who hails from Mumbai. He began watching the sport after stumbling upon a court in his society, helping him identify an undiscovered passion for the game of hoops. Now an ardent fan, Arjun supports Stephen Curry and the Warriors but also enjoys watching Giannis Antetokounmpo own the paint. When it comes to the GOAT debate, the TSR author feels LeBron James is yet to receive a lot of his due but cannot deny marveling at Michael Jordan’s resume.

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