LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

James hung up his worldwide jersey after the 2012 London Games to make way for the younger guys and devote all his time to the National Basketball Association.

Created to commemorate the joint album of the same name between rappers Jay Z and Kanye West, the "Watch the Throne" LeBron sneakers are about as rare as it gets.

"I don't know, I have to think about it", James said. I think that can be like that for 3-on-3.

The rules will also be slightly different than normal, with baskets being worth one point and two for longer shots. As for his current teammates?

Getting the chance to see these three players on the court at the same time would have been fantastic in itself, let alone seeing them play on the same team.

The comments don't come as a surprise - chances are James won't be playing full court for Team USA either in 2020, having skipped the 2016 games in Rio after winning consecutive gold medals in 2008 and 2012.




"I grew up playing street ball so to have 3-on-3 a part of the Olympics I think it's also something guys can win that are not pro athletes, " Green said.

The Golden State Warriors forward said "that could be really good".

"They don't want just the basketball powers to compete in 3-on-3", said USA Basketball CEO Jim Tooley. You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs. "FIBA will get together and figure out how teams will qualify. So I think that can be great".

With Russell Westbrook setting a new National Basketball Association record for the most triple-doubles in a season - while also becoming the first player since Oscar Robertson to average a triple-double for a whole season - and the National Basketball Association as a whole setting a new record for triple-doubles in a season, 2016-17 was officially the season of triple-doubles.

Fittingly, James has always shown much respect for those who climb the hard mountains in front of them.

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