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  • What's a simple question to ask is what Tom Brady does inspire you and make you think, Hey, I could do that, too.

  • I could carry my career well into my forties and be that guy that plays like the oldest player in the modern era to play in the N B.

  • A.

  • Is Kevin.

  • Well, I guess I'm sorry.

  • I didn't mean to do that to you.

  • Kevin Willis, 44 years old.

  • Uh, and right now in the league, you only have 1 40 year old.

  • That's Udonis.

  • Haslem really doesn't play for the Heat, but he's there.

  • LeBron's the fifth oldest player in the NBA right now.

  • I don't know if anybody knew that, but still, LeBron's response was an interesting one.

  • Take a listen.

  • I don't know how long I'm gonna play the game.

  • You know, I don't know how much more I'll be able to give to the game, but you know, the way I feel right now, we'll see what happens.

  • But I have No, I have no timetable on it.

  • You know.

  • I have.

  • No, you know, no year of Okay.

  • Do I wanna play so 30 this or 40 that you know, the game will let me know when it's time.

  • And, uh, way we figured out there.

  • That part's true.

  • The game will let you know.

  • It always does.

  • Doesn't it Part?

  • It does.

  • It depends on how he wants to be.

  • Does he want to leave and be the great player?

  • Do you wanna be the old, older, aging, injured player like Larry Bird with the bad back?

  • Or does he want to be one of those?

  • Vince Carter became coming up with Zach, and I think, you know, we've already seen him make some subtle adjustments, aligning himself with a start that I think that could be a just as good as he is and Anthony Davis and saying, Hey, young fella, go ahead and carry some of this low.

  • I don't need to carry all these bags no more.

  • So in the words of Erykah Badu, put some of those bags bag lady, you gonna hurt your back carrying all those bags like that.

  • Now the what it's always been is the belief was that LeBron would stick around long enough to be teammate Brownie Brownie with the sun Come 2023 is his is his expected draft year, and he's become a prospect that there's enough reason to believe that perhaps he could become an MBA pick.

  • Whether it's a lottery, whether it's a second, who knows.

  • But the point is, is that the belief is he's probably got that kind of future.

  • And maybe LeBron wants toe have that moment where he's a free agent the same year Bonnie would be drafted.

  • And so okay, I'll wherever he whoever drafts him, I'll go play there will do that for a year and then I'll call it Ah, career.

  • That could be what he wants to do.

  • That That would be special, though.

  • And he's a guy that seems like he has a a knowledge of history and we knowing that, like Ken Griffey, you know, play with senior play with his son and how special that could be to make itself one of the very few fathers son duels to kind of play the same sport.

  • Same team that that could be amazing.

  • It could be, but because LeBron keeps himself in such amazing shape, we always I always should say, his best ability, durability.

  • He just and I'm trying to jinx him.

  • I've said it many times, and he's never It's never happened yet.

  • He never gets hurt.

  • Yeah, he never gets hurt.

  • And that is he's just the way he's built and also, more importantly, the way takes care of himself.

  • So there's no reason to think he couldn't play into his forties.

  • But would you argue that the n B A game and the grind of playing multiple games a week, the travel, everything else is a lot different?

  • I know NFL games.

  • A brutal game.

  • Yeah, but it's once a week.

  • And for a quarterback, it's probably MAWR, you know, like I'm not gonna say easier, but it's definitely something that would be, uh, you have more of a chance to recover than the MBA.

  • Now.

  • We talked about yesterday.

  • The NBA average careers.

  • 4.5 years.

  • The NFL's is 3.3, according to ESPN.

  • So both of them Yeah, that's only because Breeze, Rivers and Brady pushed the average Europe way.

  • Probably, but But do you just feel like LeBron would be able to walk away from the game even if he still was at his peak?

  • Like like Jordan?

  • You could just tell, couldn't carry a team anymore.

  • It just he still could score.

  • You could get you to 20 but it just you could see he just wasn't that same player.

  • But LeBron look at his numbers this year.

  • He just had a triple double last night.

  • He's on the best team in the league or arguably one of the best teams in the league.

  • Who could repeat is a champion.

  • He's 36 at 30 and and it doesn't look like he's slowing down anytime.

  • So is there a feeling like it's he could just walk away even if he was at his peak?

  • I don't know.

  • I mean, he has so many interests outside of basketball, and I think if anything is gonna put him away, it's gonna be his desire to do those things and kind of separated game on top.

  • Yeah, I think if he gets catches Jordan in that time, that I think he can walk away.

  • But I think as long as that Jordan six is hanging around, yeah, I think that he's trying to do that.

  • He's trying to be the all time scoring all time winner, not just a guy who went toe to the most finals you know, he's trying to catch some guys, and it's crazy because we talk about Jordan because we know that's the standard of great players.

  • But we know Robert Ory has more wins and all that type of stuff.

  • And we know that.

  • Yeah, the main, the main.

  • The main guy, right?

  • Russell obviously is gonna be impossible to catch exactly.

  • But you know, Jordan za gold standard for basketball, and I think that he's fighting for that.

  • Well, he's one.

  • What is he if he gets away, he's too away.

  • But, I mean, they're still one of the favorites to win again this year, right?

  • Yeah, they are.

  • If he wins this year, if he wins this year, now it becomes that chase right now because it does that Tim Duncan, Tim Duncan and Kobe and Kobe.

  • Right, but and magic like like like that.

  • I guess it's just point I'm trying to make is like, I wonder what would be the carrot for him, and I think that's what it would be if he can get 1/5.

  • You got to stick for that six, don't you?

  • You have to, because he really wants to put an explanation point on that conversation.

  • That debate between he but to be 23 to beat him, he needs three.

  • Tying them is not.

  • I think you don't think tying it would be enough.

  • Nah, you gotta beat him.

  • You gotta get three right now.

  • Like, right now.

  • If you wanna be to go toe in football, you got to get seven.

  • You gotta get eight.

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