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Even though LeBron James alluded that he is contemplating retirement after the season-ending loss against the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals, it is widely expected that the Lakers star will continue playing.

The four-time NBA champion seemingly sent a message to his haters via an Instagram story. “I’m suppose to be #1 on every list,” James wrote, adding “We’ll see what happens when I longer exist.”

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The Instagram post that James shared on his story was from @lbjhistory. The description of the post was: “Definition of “HIM” right here. Blessed to have been able to witness this career from the very beginning. Through all the hate, scrutiny and ridiculous expectations, Bron continues to rise. Let’s appreciate him while he’s still here. More greatness on the way…”