It’s never easy to live up to the world’s expectations as a child. It’s even hard when your parent is a famous athlete. From the first second a young athlete hits the court, field, or mound, the public watches, expecting them to be better than their mother or father. For some, this is easy. There’s no denying Peyton and Eli Manning surpassed what Archie Manning did in the NFL. Both sons are sure-fire Hall of Famers. Archie, however, is not. Check out this list of young sports stars following in their parent’s footsteps.
LeBron James Jr. Is A Clone Of His Father
LeBron James Jr. is only 13 years old, but it’s easy to see why colleges are already lining up to offer him scholarships. Showing off his talent to knock down three-pointers at the 2018 Lucas All-Star Weekend in Houston, LeBron James has already declared his son a better shooter than himself. James isn’t the only one praising his “mini-me” either. Houston Rockets star Chris Paul has also jumped on the bandwagon. He looked absolutely stunned sitting courtside during James Jr’s dazzling display.
Seven years away from being eligible for the NBA, there’s a chance that father and son could play together one day. Even the slight possibility has us hoping it will!