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Watch LeBron James, Ben Simmons on the same team at a pick-up run

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 6: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers hugs Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers after the game at the Wells Fargo Center on April 6, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Cavaliers 132-130. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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Right now in New York at Chris Brickley’s gym, the “Black Ops” runs are going on, and they are stacked. Carmelo Anthony, Trae Young and a plethora of other name NBA players have come through the gym in recent weeks. It leads to some seriously stacked pick-up games.

“They’re all competitive, they got to the NBA because they’re competitive athletes. It’s the off-season, so you might as well, if you can, play against some elite talent, they do it...” Brickley told NBC Sports earlier this summer. “It’s personal. Certain guys have certain rivalries against other guys, whether they are superstars or not superstars, so when it’s time and that other player is guarding them, they’re not going to want to be embarrassed in front of their peers. There’s 10-15 other NBA players in there…

“I think some days it is personal, and they play as hard as if it’s a playoff game.”

The other thing you see are some seriously stacked teams. For example, how about LeBron James and Ben Simmons on the same team. That happened.

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Good luck stopping that.

He sat down with NBC Sports to tell his story — one of hard work and perseverance — and you can see that in the video above.

Brickley’s workouts right now are stacked with a who’s who of the NBA — if you don’t believe me just check out his Instagram feed.

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Remember, Simmons and LeBron have the same agent (Rich Paul and Klutch Sports) and they have been close for a while.

If you want to know more about Brickley and the runs at his gym, check out this video.