"I did a lot of sport. Everything with ball, I'm phenomenal," Ibrahimovic said during an appearance on ESPN's Pardon the Interruption. "So if I played basket, I could play with LeBron, without a problem. And if they need help, I'll help them."
Zlatan, who possesses swingman size at 6'5", is enjoying a memorable debut campaign for the Galaxy with 12 goals in 15 MLS appearances. The longtime Swedish international told PTI he sees a lot of similarities between himself and the NBA's gold standard.
"I think him, as an athlete, he's amazing, what's he doing, the way he's doing it," Ibrahimovic said. "Because I see myself also being so big and move like a small ninja—what he does also."
The former Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United standout previously welcomed LeBron to L.A. by referring to himself as a god:
While the Lakers are seeking ways to improve James' supporting cast, it's unclear whether a locker room that already features Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson, JaVale McGee and Michael Beasley—not to mention LaVar Ball lurking around Lonzo Ball—could handle another free spirit like Ibra.