LeBron James’ Son Bronny Suffers Cardiac Arrest Throughout Basketball Exercise

Bronny James, the 18-year-old son of LeBron James, reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest throughout a basketball exercise on the College of Southern California on Monday.

The scary episode despatched James to the hospital the place he was handled in an intensive care unit earlier than he was stabilized and launched to basic care, a household spokesperson informed TMZ on Tuesday.

“Yesterday whereas working towards Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest,” the assertion mentioned. “Medical workers was capable of deal with Bronny and take him to the hospital. He’s now in secure situation…LeBron and Savannah want to publicly ship their deepest thanks and appreciation to the USC medical and athletic workers for his or her unimaginable work and dedication to the protection of their athletes.”

A supply informed TMZ a 911 name was made at 9:26 a.m. Monday from USC’s Galen Heart, the place the basketball staff trains. First responders reportedly arrived to seek out Bronny unconscious, whisking him away in an ambulance.

LeBron James pictured with son Bryce, daughter Zhuri, spouse Savannah, and son Bronny on the ESPY Awards in July.

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Vincent Iwuchukwu, one other basketball participant at USC, suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed throughout a observe final summer time. He was hospitalized for a couple of days earlier than being cleared to play once more in January.

Bronny, a freshman, was nonetheless in highschool when Iwuchukwu collapsed. Like his teammate, nonetheless, he was a five-star prospect out of highschool with expectations of quickly being drafted into the NBA.

LeBron has lengthy mentioned that he hopes to remain within the NBA lengthy sufficient to play alongside his son. The star had not made a private assertion about Bronny as of Tuesday morning.

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