Quarantine has given a hard time for each one of us alike. Whether it’s me, you or LeBron James himself. LA Lakers star LeBron James in his recent Instagram stories shared how is he spending his days amid coronavirus pandemic.
And not to everyone surprise, he is doing the exact thing that Stephen Curry admitted doing a few days ago. You might have guessed it right, it’s watching his own highlights on YouTube. Well, he is not wrong because all NBA fans are doing the same regarding their favorite players and teams.
In his recent Instagram stories, LeBron James could be seen viewing his full match at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, Akron. ‘High School Footage. Watching full games for back when’ LeBron added on his story.
LeBron in another story mentioned how the game between St. Vincent-St. Mary High School vs Columbus Brookhaven was an OD hype back then. He added that their team should have taken that ‘L’ back then. In the next story, he explained “That boy at the free-throw line was a problem!! Drew Lavender!! Sheesh”.
LeBron James and the saga of Quarantine
This was not the first time that LeBron James has added something on his social handle amid the quarantine period. On the first day of NBA suspension, he urged out to ‘Cancel 2020’.
And when the official quarantine period got started he shared that he is watching the highlights of his days from Miami Heat with his best friend Dwyane Wade. Dwyane Wade and LeBron was clearly ‘THE’ duo to watch out for back then. Wade and LeBron won every accolade during those 4 years. Miami Heats won back to back championship because of the exploits of ‘Big three’ during that time.
Then on Twitter, 4 times MVP announced that he is going to Wakanda as coronavirus fear is growing. He also added how he is also in need of a wine partner to cope with this boring period of quarantine. Till then, we hope to see more of LeBron on social media, as we count days to NBA re-opener.
Lakers’ LeBron James binges high school highlights during coronavirus quarantine
LeBron James took on the trend of most NBA players using their quarantine time to relive their own glory days in high school. The Los Angeles Lakers star has now spent a full week without basketball since the outbreak of the coronavirus put a halt into the 2019-20 season.
Much like Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks, the Lakers forward is enjoying living the good old days of yesteryear, watching his high school team St. Vincent-St. Mary’s take on one of its biggest rivals two days before his 18th birthday.
Andrew Lavender, Brookhaven’s 5-foot-8 senior point guard, had almost out staged James in this matchup. The name Lavender may not ring familiar to a national audience, but he was one of the best prospects coming out of Ohio back in 2003.
Lavender would go on to play at the University of Oklahoma, even after gassing out in the biggest game of his high school career. The shifty point guard was fouled with 10 seconds left in regulation after stealing the ball from James and being fouled from behind. It was ruled an intentional foul, giving him two shots at the stripe and possession of the ball.
Lavender missed both free throws, giving James and company a chance to win it in overtime.
James finished with 27 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks, three assists, and three steals while Lavender scored a team-high 26 points with three assists. Not bad for a trip to memory lane.