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Magic Johnson: Bronny James can be better pro than dad, LeBron James

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James is arguably the best overall player in NBA history, but Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson believes Bronny James, his son, will one day overtake him for that title.

Speaking to TMZ Sports, Johnson said Bronny James could be “a little better” than his dad when it’s all said and done.

“I think so,” Johnson tells us. “You hope so, anyway. Normally what happens is sometimes with all that skill and talent that LeBron has, it passes to his son.

“I think that he has a chance to be unbelievable and either just as good as his dad or a little better. But, that’s big shoes to fill though. LeBron is playing awesome right now. MVP of league right now.”

Still just a freshman in high school, Bronny James is nevertheless a national star already. Part of that is due to who his father is.

But then there’s this:

The 15-year-old has been following in his father’s footsteps for years and appears to be on a fast track to the NBA.