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JuJu Watkins Reveals How LeBron James Motivates Her to Keep Improving Her Game
2024/04/14

JuJu Watkins: Inspiring a Generation of Ballers with the Help of LeBron James

As a freshman at USC, JuJu Watkins has taken the basketball world by storm, showcasing her offensive skills and leading her team to the Elite Eight. During a recent appearance on ‘Podcast P with Paul George’, the 18-year-old sensation opened up about the impact LeBron James has had on her and her generation of players. Co-host David Rutherford pointed out Watkins' admiration for LBJ, noting that she had even starred in a commercial with the NBA superstar.

Watkins revealed that every time she interacts with LeBron, he offers words of encouragement and motivates her to keep striving for greatness. She spoke glowingly of James' accomplishments and the inspiration he provides through his dedication and hard work. The Lakers legend has taken a keen interest in Watkins' career, attending one of her games and praising her exceptional talent.

After an impressive performance in front of LeBron at the Galen Center, Watkins earned high praise from the King himself. LeBron hailed her as the "next greatest thing in women's basketball," recognizing her potential to achieve greatness in the sport. Following her record-breaking freshman year at USC, where she became the all-time leader in points for NCAAW, Watkins has continued to impress both on and off the court.

LeBron James has shown unwavering support for Watkins, celebrating her achievements on social media and applauding her remarkable success throughout her first year of college basketball.

Whether congratulating her on milestone performances or playfully acknowledging her impressive scoring feats, LeBron has become a mentor and cheerleader for the young guard as she blazes a trail in the basketball world. JuJu Watkins is not just a rising star in the sport; she is a shining example of perseverance, talent, and dedication, inspired by the influence of a basketball icon like LeBron James.

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