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The announcement of Bronny James, eldest son of Los Angeles Lakers icon LeBron James, declaring for the 2024 NBA Draft has sparked varied opinions, particularly regarding his readiness for the professional stage after a modest stint at USC.

However, Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce offered a unique perspective on Bronny’s decision, attributing it to the perceived weakness of the 2024 draft class.

During an appearance on Undisputed, Pierce expressed his belief that this draft pool is the weakest he has witnessed in his lifetime, suggesting it presents a prime opportunity for LeBron’s son to make his mark.

“This is the weakest draft class known in my lifetime. This is the perfect opportunity to do this,” Pierce said.

Pierce’s assessment sheds light on the broader context surrounding Bronny’s draft declaration, emphasizing the strategic timing amidst a less competitive field.