Why Lakers' JJ Redick hire makes it even more likely they will pick Bronny James in 2024 NBA Draft

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The Los Angeles Lakers ended their coaching search on Thursday by hiring former NBA veteran and ESPN analyst/broadcaster JJ Redick. The first-time coach will lead one of the most prominent franchises in professional sports after never coaching at the professional or amateur level.

Redick has been co-hosting the “Mind the Game” podcast with current Lakers superstar LeBron James since March. The hire of Redick is the latest clue and signal that Bronny James — LeBron’s oldest son — will be a member of the Lakers sometime next week during the two-day NBA Draft that starts on Wednesday.

The Lakers hold two picks (Nos. 17 and 55) in the draft. I’m here to tell you that one will be used to draft the USC star.

If you have followed this development since Bronny enrolled at Sierra Canyon High School in