LeBron James’ Son Bronny Hospitalized After Suffering Cardiac Arrest at USC Practice

Bronny James (Credit: YouTube/KTLA)

Bronny James, the oldest son of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, went into cardiac arrest while practicing at USC Monday and was hospitalized.

In a statement Tuesday, a James family spokesperson told ESPN Bronny is now in stable condition.

“Yesterday while practicing Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest,” the statement 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.”

The family praised the staff at USC for their quick response to the medical emergency.

“LeBron and Savannah wish to publicly send their deepest thanks and appreciation to the USC medical and athletic staff for their incredible work and dedication to the safety of their athletes,” the statement said.

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TMZ, which was among the first outlets to report the news, said the incident occurred Monday morning around 9:30 a.m. PT. Bronny was reportedly unconscious when an ambulance arrived at USC’s Galen Center.

Bronny, 18, is a freshman at the University of Southern California and has been preparing for his first season with the Trojans basketball team.

He was recruited from Sierra Canyon High School, a private college prep school in Chatsworth, California (just north of Los Angeles).

Bronny was one of the top high school prospects, and became the “first one out of the James gang to go to college,” his proud father has said.