2024 NBA Draft

NBA reacts to Bronny James being drafted by Lakers

NBA stars and legends took to social media in the wake of the Lakers making history in drafting Bronny James.

Bronny James (left) and LeBron James became the first active father-son duo.

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League history was made during the second round of the 2024 NBA Draft presented by State Farm.

Bronny James — the oldest son of the NBA’s all-time scoring leader and four-time champion, LeBron James — was drafted Thursday by the Los Angeles Lakers, the team that his father has played for since 2018. Bronny James was taken with the No. 55 overall pick as the duo becomes the first active father-and-son pairing.

Following the moment, NBA stars, legends and more took to social media to chime in on the landmark occasion for the James family.