LeBron James Jr.’s high school and AAU teammates always have to live with the celebrity factor that comes from LeBron James himself. That has positives — increased exposure for previously unknown players, other celebrity basketball players sitting courtside — as well as stress that can come from all that additional recognition and pressure.
Young Gabe Cupps is only seeing the benefits.
After delivering a series of huge shots for their squad, Cupps found himself in an impromptu shoot around with the elder LeBron James, with LeBron sending over extra shots to Cupps, A flair for the dramatic, big shoots with defenders in his face, a knack for getting his hands to the ball, even when he has no right to get to it? Sound like anyone else you’ve seen play over the last 15 years?
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