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LeBron James On Playing Well At 36: "I Don’t Think I Can Go To 46, And I Also Don’t Think My Wife Would Like That."

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(via Bleacher Report)

(via Bleacher Report)

LeBron James is widely considered the best player in the world, despite being 36 years old. All athletes eventually get old and start declining, but it seems that even at 36, that process hasn't started for LeBron James. James is still dominating the league and recently won the 2019-20 NBA championship. LeBron James' longevity is the best in the league.

Recently, LeBron James has commented on what it takes for him to stay at the top of the league at his age. There is a lot of hard work involved, but LeBron James isn't thinking about cutting any of his playing time and even joked a little about playing until 46. Mike Trudell reported on the situation.

There is also a video of LeBron James' full comments on the matter, shared by Swish Cultures. In the video, we hear more about what it takes for LeBron James to stay at the top. It seems like James is really dedicated to his craft, and the amount of work that he puts in is huge.

I continue to put myself in the best condition I can be in. You know, I train my body, and I train my mind every single day. You know, I come into the arena or the facility and I get a lot of extra work... Hopefully I can continue to do what I'm doing right now at 36 and see what happens... You can go 26 to 36, but I don't think I can go to 46, and I also don’t think my wife would like that.

LeBron James' answer highlights how elite his conditioning is. LeBron James seemingly hasn't lost a step, and he continues to play at a high level. Hopefully, fans get to see LeBron James dominate the league some more before he retires. LeBron James is one of the best to play the game, and it wouldn't be surprising to see him play until 40. Definitely not 46 though.