LeBron James: “That’s Why I Wanted JaVale to Be Part of This”
JaVale McGee‘s wholly unexpected career turnaround has been a pleasant surprise, and LeBron James says he’s thrilled to have the big fella on his team.
McGee, 30, has thrived while patrolling the paint on both ends, forging his way to career-high numbers in blocks and points per game — one of the keys to the Laker’s recent success this season.
JaVale McGee flourishing in opportunity with LeBron, Lakers. https://t.co/IZYuZA29b2
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) November 23, 2018
JaVale insists all he ever needed was a chance to showcase his skills, and now is aiming to become an All-Star, average a double-double and lead the League in blocked shots.
And we think he’ll get there.
Per the AP: