"So I get it all at home with my 14- and my 11-year-old", James said. Asked what that said about his children, James replied, "It doesn't say anything - it's just the time, that's all".
James made the remark after explaining that he doesn't pick up anything about music or movies in the popular culture because he's exposed to it thanks to his 14-year-old, LeBron James Jr., better known as "Bronny, " and his 11-year-old, Bryce.
The Los Angeles Lakers superstar revealed Tuesday he allows his sons to drink wine, despite the fact they're significantly younger than the legal drinking age.
"Really?" a reporter said.
"They'll be driving next week, too, " James added with a chuckle while drawing laughter from the media.
He took full responsibility for his son's behavior, adding: 'Put it on me, though. "Put it on Dad, put it on Dad".
Durant is in the final year of his contract with the Warriors and speculation is rife that he wants to win the Championship with more than one franchise to leave a greater legacy on the game.
In fact, it is a common practice in some countries such as France, where children typically get to have a small taste of wine at a young age.
A 2017 study by Penn State University and University College London found that 17 per cent of parents in the United Kingdom had let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14. However, the study's lead author said that while "parents of socially advantaged children may believe that allowing children to drink will teach them responsible use, or may in fact inoculate them against risky drinking", there "is little research to support these ideas".
For his part, James said earlier this month that he recently gave up wine for two weeks while preparing for his inaugural season with the Lakers.