For many years, LeBron James has had a reputation for having a very high basketball IQ. In fact, some regard him as a basketball genius.
It's one thing to read or hear people around the NBA praise him or even to watch him play or compete against him. But it's another thing entirely when one is fortunate enough to be his teammate and witness his abilities firsthand every day.
That's the boat veteran guard Patrick Beverley was placed in when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers several weeks ago.
During training camp this week, he has been very impressed with the four-time MVP and how much easier he makes things on the rest of his team.
Via Lakers Daily:
Beverley has been a very dependable, if not an excellent 3-point shooter over the years, as he boasts a career accuracy of 37.8 percent from downtown.
He will likely see the best looks he has ever gotten on a consistent basis this season now that he's playing alongside James.
Lakers have started Kendrick Nunn and Damian Jones in training camp
Story originally appeared on LeBron Wire