John Salley, a four-time NBA champion who gained his last ring with the Los Angeles Lakers, believes that LeBron James is barely hurting the league by enjoying for greater than 20 years whereas nonetheless being a famous person.
Salley, 59, lately delivered an interview on VladTV and claimed that advertisers undergo when one of many league’s greatest abilities is previous. He believes gamers ought to solely play about 10 years.
“It isn’t good for the league to have previous gamers nonetheless hanging round,” stated Salley. “Takes away from the commercial. You recognize, you are attempting to promote Ja Morant sneakers, you are not attempting to promote LeBrons.”
John Salley on Tiger Woods
Salley went on to match Tiger Woods‘ longevity to that of James, who simply set a brand new career-high in rebounds and desires to play alongside or in opposition to his son Bronny, who’s a 12 months away from becoming a member of the NBA.
“Nike needed to do away with Nike Golf…” Salley stated. “They needed to get again to their core in order that they needed to drop issues that weren’t making them, they could not, Tiger Woods was nice for them however which one of many new up-and-coming youngsters are going to say ‘I need some Tiger Woods.’ No, they’re gonna go together with who the brand new man is. In enterprise, particularly in sports activities, you get in you get out. When you final ten years you’re blessed.”