“I Play Chess on the Floor”: LeBron James Gets Candid About Turning Austin Reaves into a Game Winner

LeBron James and JJ Redick dropped a new episode of their ‘Mind The Game’ podcast, engaging in insightful basketball conversations. LBJ highlighted the young talent in his Lakers team, such as Austin Reaves and D’Angelo Russell. He discussed how Reaves has become a key player, recalling their trust-building moments during the 2023 playoffs series against the Memphis Grizzlies. James sees himself as a chess player on the court, guiding his teammates to success. Reaves, in turn, shared how a pass from LeBron boosted his confidence. The Lakers are aiming for a playoff spot with Reaves playing a crucial role alongside James, D'Lo, and Anthony Davis.

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