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LeBron James hints that son will play at Duke

By Alex Butler
LeBron James with his wife Savannah James and their son LeBron James Jr. (L-R) on September 22 at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
LeBron James with his wife Savannah James and their son LeBron James Jr. (L-R) on September 22 at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 29 (UPI) -- LeBron James dropped a hint that his son LeBron James Jr. will play at Duke by commenting on an Instagram post.

The four-time NBA MVP commented on a post from ESPN on Wednesday. The post featured a video of Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski speaking at a news conference.

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No. 3 Duke (6-1) suffered its first loss of the season on Nov. 21 to No. 1 Gonzaga. The Blue Devils beat Indiana by 21 points on Tuesday in Durham, N.C. Krzyzewski addressed the loss after after the win over the Hoosiers.

"Duke fans, just cut it out man. These kids aren't perfect," Krzyzewski told reporters. "My kid wasn't playing hero ball, he was playing winner's ball ... I'll go to war with my guys."

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"Let's get real with this whole thing. Let's not get spoiled. We've got four 19-year-old kids that are trying to bust their [expletive] to try to learn how to play. They have a lot of pressure on them ... let them grow."

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James hinted that his oldest son will play basketball at Duke after high school with a comment Wednesday on the ESPN Instagram account. Photo courtesy of ESPN/Instagram

James -- who has two sons and a daughter -- commented on the ESPN post, hinting that his oldest son would be coached by Krzyzewski one day.

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"Big facts! Love Coach K," James wrote. "The absolute best! Hope he's still at the helm when my boy comes up."

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LeBron Jr. is 14 years old. He announced in August that he will attend Crossroads School in Santa Monica, Calif. Several November Twitter posts featured him wearing a Duke Basketball hooded sweatshirt.

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