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Kentucky has the second best odds to land LeBron James Jr.

It’s time to start looking ahead to the class of 2022 and LeBron James Jr. Just kidding. I’m having a tough time handicapping the class of 2019, let alone trying to predict where someone born in 2004 will go to college.


But the fine folks at are up for the challenge. They have started taking bets on where LeBron James’ son will attend college. The Cats are the second-favorite just behind Duke, who’s already received a visit from James Jr. (and the rest of his AAU team).

I’m all for bringing gambling to Kentucky, but this just seems odd. LeBron James Jr. probably still watches cartoons and is just starting to enjoy the perks of hitting puberty. Can we all agree to not bet on where a 13-year-old kid is going to go to college?

Coach K could be in a home by that time, and John Calipari could be on a beach enjoying retirement. But there’s a clear jump from Duke and UK before the third-betting favorite, “other”.

The NBA will likely have abolished the one-and-done rule by the time LeBron James Jr. is considering colleges, so he could just as easily follow in his dad’s footsteps and skip college entirely. Plus, it seems like other is the smart bet for the reasons I stated above but also because Ohio State, USC and Arizona are not listed. LeBron James Jr. has reportedly committed to playing his high school basketball out west at Sierra Canyon.

LBJJ playing at UK would be cool, but let’s circle back. Someone remind me about this in three years.



Article written by TJ Walker

12 Comments for Kentucky has the second best odds to land LeBron James Jr.

  1. (Aixelsyd)0505
    9:13 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    You can bet the farm if calipari is still HC LBJJ will be a wildcat of Kentucky

  2. dismore
    9:23 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    He’ll never attend college if he’s any good.

  3. The Real LindaS
    9:29 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    LeBron has been at Kentucky several times, why would he want to send his son to a school that h e has not visited…Cal always welcomes him with open arms.

  4. nlmscat
    9:54 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    Jeff Sheppard’s son who is the same age as Labron’s son is better and has out played him every time they have played each other.

  5. silverado
    10:40 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    I almost feel sorry for the kid, were it not for the fact that he will inherit millions. To try to live up to the name he’s been given will probably crush him, no matter how well he may play in high school. Sure, he may get a scholarship at some college, but it’s unlikely it will be somewhere like Kentucky or Duke. Write it down. Name me a son of a verified superstar who became a superstar. The pressure will be intense.

  6. Alleykat16
    10:48 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    I dont think he will ever come here to play or any other school besides a high school. LeBron don’t like college sports namely the ncaa. So I don’t think he’ll do the college thing

  7. UKLugo
    11:10 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    He’ll got to UCLA. If he goes anywhere.

    11:23 pm July 24, 2018 Permalink

    If he doesn’t have the five star one and done power, LeBron Sr will probably put him in a G league of some NBA franchise he will own or at least run at the time for a year until he’s allowed to warm the bench and make a few mil each year on his dad‘s team. But if he is half as good as his dad, Prince James the car is o but if he is half as good as his dad, Prince James could make his own path and be really good. Time will tell.

  9. ClutchCargo
    12:41 am July 25, 2018 Permalink

    Pass. No need for that circus here.

  10. kdsmith10000
    7:20 am July 25, 2018 Permalink

    I agree with ClutchCargo it would be a circus and the season would be a Bronny show vs being about the Cats. I’m fine if this dude goes elsewhere.

  11. Swizzle
    8:16 am July 25, 2018 Permalink

    Or he may play for 4 of those schools if hes anything like his pops.

  12. Wade
    8:49 am July 25, 2018 Permalink

    Ohio state buckeyes?