LeBron James' dream 3x3 team: Jordan, Magic and himself

12 Jun 2017

CLEVELAND (FIBA 3x3) - LeBron James has spoken enthusiastically about 3x3 Basketball getting the nod over the weekend to become an Olympic sport.

And though the two-time Olympic champion of the USA said he is unlikely to play himself in Tokyo in 2020, he does know which players he'd have wanted as teammates in a dream scenario.

James, asked by the Associated Press, answered without hesitation that he'd have wanted to line up alongside legendary Dream Team duo Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson in a 3x3 Olympic team.

James gave a big thumbs-up to the news that 3x3 basketball will be at the Tokyo Games

"I think it's great for basketball," James said. "For us to be able to add another category to the Olympics, another basketball category, I think it's pretty great."