Eric “Mini LeBron” Bledsoe Scores Career-High 40, Gets A Shoutout From LeBron James
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LeBron James has always been a big supporter of the Suns’ Eric Bledsoe. Back in 2014, he posted a picture of himself on Instagram with the man Goran Dragic calls “Mini-LeBron” and said the Suns need to “break bread” and pay Bledsoe as much as they can. They did and signed the guard to a 5-year, $70 million deal, making LeBron’s Klutch Sports group very happy.
On Sunday, LeBron gave Bledsoe another shout out on IG after the G put up a career-high 40 points (11-17 fg) with 13 assists in a win over the Raptors.
YESSIR!!! I SEE YOU Lil bro @ebled2. #Work #Klutch @klutchsports
The 40 & 10 performance was the first by A Suns player since Steve Nash did it 11 years ago.
If you haven’t been following Bledsoe this season, he’s been putting up an All-Star average of 21 points, 6 assists and 5 boards a game and averaging 29 points and 9 assists over his last four. I think that’s worthy of a shout out and so is this old clip of “Mini-LeBron” blocking LeBron.