3 teams who are threats to swipe Bronny James from Lakers in 2024 NBA Draft

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LeBron James has been in headlines not because of anything he did on the court, but because the Golden State Warriors were reportedly trying to make a run at trading for him at this year's deadline. That ultimately didn't happen but it is still a reminder that LeBron could up and leave after this season.

LeBron has a player option and if this season does not finish well then he could leave for a better contender. The NBA's all-time leading scorer could also look to make league history by playing with his son, Bronny. LeBron has not been shy in sharing that dream and it will be possible if Bronny enters the 2024 NBA Draft.

The Lakers are reportedly already exploring the idea of drafting Bronny in the 2024 NBA Draft. The only problem is that the Pelicans have the right to take the Lakers' first-round pick this year and the only other pick LA has is the Clippers' second-round pick, which is currently projected to be the fourth-to-last pick in the draft.

3 teams who are threats to draft Bronny James ahead of the Lakers:

San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have three picks in the 2024 NBA Draft. San Antonio has its own first and second-round pick while also having the Lakers' 2024 second-round pick. Ironic how that works, isn't it?

San Antonio obviously isn't using a top lottery pick on Bronny and it might not even use a high second-round pick on the USC guard. But if Bronny has declared and is on the board in the mid-second round then it could be very enticing for the Spurs to take him.

A team that reasonably thinks it can get LeBron is more likely to take Bronny and the Spurs at least have a chance. They may not be title contenders next season but they have ample cap space and have a superhuman seven-footer playing center. The idea of playing for Gregg Popovich and playing alongside Victor Wembanyama (in addition to his son) certainly could be tantalizing for LeBron.