During a practice session at USC, Bronny James, the son of LeBron James, suffered a sudden cardiac incident. LeBron James confirmed this alarming event in a statement to TMZ, as Bronny was preparing for his debut season with the Trojans.
The James family conveyed:
“(Monday) while practicing Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest,” the James family said.
“Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU. We ask for respect and privacy for the James family and we will update media when there is more information.”
Bronny, who is 18 years old, was swiftly taken to the hospital after a 911 call was placed from the Galen Center, USC’s practice venue. The talented athlete had previously gained recognition as a four-star recruit, showcasing his skills at Sierra Canyon High School.
Amidst this distressing situation, LeBron and Savannah publicly expressed their heartfelt appreciation to the USC medical and athletic staff for their exceptional dedication and commitment to the well-being of their players.