Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James thinks he would make a good general manager and would like to own an NBA team after he finishes his playing career, he said on the first episode of a new podcast for Uninterrupted.
“I feel like my brain as far as the game of basketball is unique and I would love to continue to give my knowledge to the game,” James said. “And I would love to be a part of a franchise, if not at the top. My dream is to actually own a team and I don't need to have fully hands on. If I’m fortunate enough to own a team, then I'm going to hire the best GM and president that I can.
“But I have a feel like I have a good eye for not only talent, because we all see a lot of talent, but the things that make the talent, the chemistry, what type of guy he is, his work ethic, his passion, the basketball IQ side of things, because talent only goes so far.”
James is headed into his 14th NBA season. Last week, he agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract with the Cavaliers.