According to a statement from the James family, medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital. He is now no longer in the ICU and is expected to make a full recovery.
The incident occurred while Bronny was participating in a conditioning drill. He collapsed and lost consciousness. USC athletic trainers and medical staff responded immediately and were able to revive him. He was then transported to a local hospital for further evaluation.
“We are grateful to the USC medical and athletic staff for their incredible work and dedication to the safety of their athletes,” the James family statement said. “We also appreciate the outpouring of support from fans and friends. Bronny is resting comfortably and we will continue to provide updates as we learn more.”
Bronny James is a 6-foot-3, 180-pound guard who is entering his freshman year at USC. He is a four-star recruit and is considered one of the top high school basketball players in the country.
The news of Bronny’s cardiac arrest has shocked the sports world. LeBron James is one of the most popular and successful athletes in the world, and his son is following in his footsteps. Bronny’s recovery is a relief to fans and friends alike.
The cause of Bronny’s cardiac arrest is still unknown. However, it is a reminder that even young, healthy athletes can be susceptible to this type of event.
The James family has asked for privacy during this time. We will continue to provide updates as we learn more.