VIDEO: LeBron ‘Bronny’ James Jr. nearly dunks and LeBron has great reaction

first_img Ashley is a former basketball player who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians and high school sports for NEO Sports Insiders. She also covers the Cavs for SB Nation’s Fear The Sword. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of John Carroll University and previously worked in political journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AshleyBastock42 At this point, you probably know that LeBron ‘Bronny’ James Jr. is pretty good basketball– what do you expect when your dad is one of the greatest basketball players of all-time?In some ways then, it really isn’t surprising that the 13-year-old rising eighth grader nearly converted on a transition dunk on Sunday afternoon.The Jameses are hardly a normal family, but in the summer offseason, LeBron James spends his time like a lot of parents, watching his kids play sports. And of course, he had the best reaction in the stands to Bronny’s dunk attempt.13-year-old LeBron Jr. was inches away from a dunk … and his dad was impressed. (via @Ballislife)— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 24, 2018Here’s another angle courtesy of Overtime:BRONNY ALMOST THREW THAT ? @KingJames— Overtime (@overtime) June 24, 2018 Related TopicsBronny JamesCavaliersCavsClevelandCleveland CavaliersLebron JamesLeBron James Jr.NBAcenter_img Ashley Bastocklast_img read more

Florida postpones O’Connell Center renovation for year

first_imgGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A $60 million renovation to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, originally scheduled to begin in March, has been postponed a year.The school announced the delay Wednesday, saying a change in construction companies led to the postponement.New university president Kent Fuchs says it’s “incumbent on us to take the time and do it right.”The delay will allow the new construction team to finish design plans, which are about 60 percent complete.All athletic events typically held in the O’Connell Center are expected to continue without interruption for the 2015-16 season, including men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and gymnastics.Gators athletic director Jeremy Foley says “we remain 100 percent committed to this project. The $60 million that we have already earmarked for the project is indicative of this commitment.”last_img read more