Not everyone can understand the growing pains that LeBron James endured from his younger years, but he tried to put in the best way he can for us to get the picture.

We’ve seen many talented prodigies come and go, so it’s no longer a secret what today’s elite athletes did to stay at the top of their game. People often take for granted the sacrifices that they had to make to reach their current level.

The post is humorous in its own way, but it also sends a good message to everyone who aspires to achieve greatness in their craft.

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Of course, for what it’s worth, shout out goes to Nick Young.