LeBron James says that his 10-year-old son has already garnered some interest from colleges in the form of scholarship offers, but didn't reveal the names of the schools.
Video of LeBron James Jr. playing basketball with his AAU team hit the internet earlier this year and quickly garnered a lot of attention, as the younger James seemed to be following in his father's footsteps.
While James has said he is proud of the his son's basketball abilities, he is surprised schools are allowed to contact players at such a young age, according to CBS Detroit.
"[I]t’s pretty crazy. It should be a violation, you shouldn’t be recruiting 10-year-old kids.”
James did go on to say his son's style of play reminded him of himself at that age, which is only going to lead to more letters showing up at the James residence for LeBron Jr.
GALLERY: ATHLETES WHO FOLLOWED IN THEIR FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS
Like Father, Like Son (or Daughter)
Archie's legacy lives on, as his two sons have appeared in five Super Bowls, winning three of them.
The younger Thompson revitalized the Georgetown basketball program his father once ran.
Championships run in this family: Yannick won the 1983 French open while Joakim led Florida to two NCAA men's basketball titles.
Dale Jr. was born into a family full of racing history. His father was a seven-time Winston Cup champion, and his grandfather, Ralph, was the winner of NASCAR's 1956 National Sportsman division.
More than 20 years before Kobe Bryant would come to be known as the "Black Mamba," Joe "Jellybean" Bryant had an eight-year NBA career.
While playing together on the Mariners in 1990, the duo hit back-to-back homers, the only father-son pair in history to do so.
They're the only two players in major league history to have hit 300 home runs and stolen 400 bases in a career.
Like his daughter Tamika, Harvey Catchings was a defensive whiz during his years in the NBA. The two are seen here posing with her Defensive Player of the Year award in 2005.
Brent, the second youngest of Hall of Famer Rick's four children, had a more successful NBA career than his three brothers, playing 14 seasons and winning two championships with San Antonio.
Like father, like son and grandson, the Adrettis are IndyCar royalty.
Hall of Famer Gordie, otherwise known as "Mr. Hockey", played 25 years for the Detroit Red Wings, winning six scoring titles and six MVP awards. In 1973, he came out of retirement at age 45 to play with his sons in the WHA, where they led the Aeros to two championships. They later skated on the NHL's 1979-80 Hartford Whalers. Gordie played 32 pro seasons in all, finally retiring at age 52. Mark had a distinguished 16-year NHL career, 10 of them with Philadelphia.
Laila's 2001 fight against Jackie Frazier-Lyde was dubbed Ali/Frazier IV, in honor of the three famous bouts between Laila's and Jackie's fathers, Muhammad and Joe.
In honor of his father's boxing career, Ken Norton Jr., a former NFL linebacker, would pose in a boxing stance after he scored a defensive touchdown and punch the goal post.
More than thirty years after Calvin won the NFL Rookie of the Year award as a running back for Dallas, his son Grant shared the 1994-95 NBA Rookie of the Year award with Jason Kidd.
While playing for the Phoenix Coyotes, Brett wore his father's retired No. 9 Winnipeg Jets sweater for the final five games of his career.
The Boone family -- including grandfather Ray, father Bob, and sons Bret and Aaron -- was the first to send three generations to the MLB All-Star game.
Cheryl Ford, the 2003 WNBA Rookie of the Year, is a proud Louisiana Tech alumna just like her dad Karl.
Felipe had the unique honor of managing his son in the major leagues. Moises was managed by his father with the Montreal Expos from 1992 to '96 and again in 2005 with the San Francisco Giants.
Junior made it halfway to his father's total of four Indianapolis 500 victories.
Between the four Pettys, Lee, Richard, Kyle and Adam amassed 263 victories in NASCAR. Great-grandfather Lee and his great grandson Adam passed away during the span of one month in 2000, Lee from natural causes and Adam in a tragic crash.
Natalie, who didn't meet her father until she was 16, was the first woman to earn All-America honors in both basketball and volleyball in the same year while at UCLA.
Hockey Hall of Famer Peter defected from what was then Czechoslovakia with his brothers Marian and Anton in 1980 and went on to score 450 NHL goals while earning six All-Star nods. (All three brothers played in the NHL.) Peter's son Paul, who is now a U.S. citizen, is a center for the Colorado Avalanche and played for Team USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Yan, also a center, spent parts of five seasons in the NHL with the Oilers, Bruins and Blues.
- Brendan Maloy