(TheRedAlertNews.com) – HAPPENING NOW: During a basketball training session at the University of Southern California (USC) on Monday, LeBron James’ son, Bronny, experienced a heart attack and cardiac arrest. The 18-year-old young athlete was then rushed to a nearby hospital.
At the hospital, Bronny received immediate attention in the intensive care unit (ICU), a special hospital department providing critical care. After being taken care of in the ICU, he was moved to the general ward, the James family’s representative informed TMZ on Tuesday.
In a statement, the James family said, “Yesterday while practicing Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest. Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU,”
They requested respect for their privacy and confirmed they would inform the media when there was more news to share.
LeBron and his wife, Savannah, concluded their statement by expressing gratitude to USC’s medical and sports staff for their excellent work and commitment to their athletes’ well-being.
According to the report, a 911 call was made from the Galen Center, USC’s sports facility where the basketball team trains and plays. Bronny, who was later identified as the patient, was hurriedly transported to the hospital in an ambulance with lights and sirens on.
Bronny, who recently joined USC, is anticipated to follow his famous father’s path into the NBA.
LeBron James, the renowned 38-year-old Los Angeles Lakers basketball star, has previously shared his wish to play professionally with Bronny. He said he would do “whatever it takes” to have at least one season together.
“My last year will be with my son. Wherever Bronny’s at, that’s where I’ll be,” LeBron told The Athletic in February 2022. “I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It’s not about the money at that point.”
Bronny, who is a 6-foot-3 guard and played for Sierra Canyon High School in California, was ranked as the 43rd best high school basketball player in the country in the 2023 class by ESPN.
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