LeBron James Gives Update on Son Bronny’s Health After Cardiac Arrest

LeBron James and LeBron “Bronny” James Jr
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LeBron James and his oldest son, LeBron James Jr. (a.ok.a. Bronny), are feeling the love from their household and followers after {the teenager}’s latest well being scare.

“I wish to thank the numerous individuals sending my household love and prayers,” LeBron, 38, wrote via Twitter on Thursday, July 27. “We really feel you and I’m so grateful.”

The Los Angeles Lakers participant confirmed that “everybody [is] doing nice” after Bronny’s hospitalization on Monday, July 24.

“Now we have our household collectively, secure and wholesome, and we really feel your love,” LeBron continued. “Can have extra to say after we’re prepared however I wished to inform everybody how a lot your assist has meant to all of us! #JamesGang👑.”

Bronny, 18, was rushed to the hospital on Monday after he suffered cardiac arrest throughout a exercise on the College of Southern California.

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“Medical employees was capable of deal with Bronny and take him to the hospital,” a spokesperson for the James household informed Us Weekly on Tuesday. “He’s now in steady situation and not in ICU. We ask for respect and privateness for the James household and we are going to replace media when there may be extra data.”

LeBron James Gives Update on Son Bronny After His Cardiac Arrest Scare

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The household’s assertion continued: “LeBron and Savannah want to publicly ship their deepest thanks and appreciation to the USC medical and athletic employees for his or her unbelievable work and dedication to the security of their athletes.”

Bronny — who dedicated to USC for basketball in Could forward of his highschool commencement that very same month — is the eldest youngster of LeBron and his spouse, Savannah James. The couple, who’re highschool sweethearts, additionally share son Bryce, 16, and daughter Zhuri, 8. (The pair tied the knot in 2013 after greater than 10 years collectively.)

Shortly after information broke of Bronny’s situation, Bryce shared a delicate message of assist for his large brother on Tuesday, July 25.

Bryce, who performs highschool basketball, posted a candy throwback snap by way of his Instagram Story of the brothers strolling facet by facet. He captioned it with an enormous purple coronary heart emoji.

One month earlier than his hospitalization, Bronny moved to the USC campus to start working towards with the basketball workforce. The college introduced his arrival by way of social media in June.

That very same month, the Trojans revealed that Bronny will likely be carrying the No. 6 on his jersey for the upcoming season. LeBron, for his half, has worn No. 6 and No. 23 throughout his skilled profession.

Whereas Bronny appears to be fortunately following in his father’s athletic footsteps, it’s LeBron who has been vocal about desirous to share the NBA stage together with his firstborn.

“I should be on the ground with my boy, I obtained to be on the ground with Bronny,” LeBron informed ESPN in January. “Both in the identical uniform or a matchup in opposition to him. I don’t imply like [guarding one another all game] — as a result of he’s some extent guard and … now I’m enjoying middle or regardless of the workforce wants from me. However I’d like to do the entire Ken Griffey Sr. and [Ken Griffey] Jr. factor. That might be perfect for positive.”

To play in opposition to or beside his son, LeBron must stay within the league for the 2024-2025 season, which is when Bronny will first be eligible to be drafted.