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Seattle Mariners star Julio Rodríguez is a huge basketball fan, seen at an NBA game and expressing admiration for LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
Seattle Mariners sensation Julio Rodríguez is a beloved figure among the team's fanbase and is poised to play a pivotal role for the franchise in the 2024 MLB season. As Spring Training games loom on the horizon, Rodríguez is undoubtedly gearing up both mentally and physically for the upcoming campaign.
However, it's also crucial for athletes to take some downtime, and Rodríguez was recently spotted in Los Angeles, taking in a game between the LA Clippers and the New Orleans Pelicans. Sporting a stylish Louis Vuitton spring collection jacket and a beaming smile, Rodríguez was photographed courtside before tip-off.
The Pelicans ultimately triumphed over the Clippers by 11 points, with a final score of 106-117. A passionate basketball fan, Rodríguez, who aspires to become an MLB great, has a keen appreciation for greatness in any sport.
This isn't the first time Rodríguez has shown his love for basketball. Just last month, he was seen exchanging shirts with emerging NBA star Paolo Banchero at the Orlando Magic-Philadelphia 76ers game at Kia Center.
In September 2023, Rodríguez made an appearance on the "On Base with Mookie Betts" podcast, where he discussed basketball legends LeBron James and Kobe Bryant with the Dodgers icon.
It's clear that Rodríguez holds a deep admiration for James and respects the legacy of the late Lakers legend, Kobe Bryant. He expressed his admiration for both players, emphasizing the impact they have had across different sports and mentalities.
As the 2024 season draws near and Spring Training games are set to kick off, Julio Rodríguez will be gearing up to channel the greatness of the NBA on the baseball field. After an impressive 32 home runs in the 2023 season, all eyes will be on Rodríguez to see if he can propel the Mariners even further in the upcoming campaign.