Bronny James, son of basketball superstar LeBron James, has suffered a heart attack in training. TMZ Sports reports. He was then taken to the hospital. The condition of the 18-year-old is now stable.
A spokesman for the James family shared, “TMZ Sports“ that the cardiac arrest occurred during a workout on Monday. “The medical staff examined 18-year-old Bronny and took him to the hospital. He is now in stable condition and no longer in intensive care.” The family asked that privacy be respected. More information would follow in due course.
Bronny James suffers cardiac arrest in training
LeBron and wife Savannah expressed their “deepest appreciation for their incredible work and dedication to athlete safety” to the University of Southern California, particularly the medical and athletic departments.
As “TMZ Sports” claims to have learned, an emergency call was received at 9:26 a.m. on Monday. Bronny James passed out while training with the USC Trojans and was taken to the hospital. It was a “Code 3” – so the ambulance was on the road with blue lights and a siren.
Bronny is a rising talent in American basketball. He was recently signed by the Trojans. He is supposed to play in the NBA one day. LeBron James has already expressed a desire to play in the league with his son.