Bronny to decide on draft based on team interest

Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNMar 2, 2024, 09:02 PM ET

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USC freshman guard Bronny James is expected to weigh his entry into the 2024 NBA draft based on specific team interest, not draft position, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul told ESPN on Saturday.

“I don’t value a young player getting into the lottery as much as I do getting him on the right team in the right developmental situation,” Paul told ESPN on Saturday.

What’s more, Paul said, the right team doesn’t necessarily equate with landing on a roster with his father, LeBron James — although LeBron James would be “head over heels excited if that were to happen organically,” Paul said.

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“LeBron wants Bronny to be his own man,” Paul told ESPN.

After suffering a cardiac arrest in a July workout at USC, Bronny James was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect that sidelined him for