Bronny James Released From Hospital After Cardiac Arrest

The USC freshman was taken to the hospital on July 24 after suffering a cardiac during practice with his squad.

Bronny James, the son of NBA superstar LeBron James, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Monday (July 24) while practicing with the USC basketball team is now home from the hospital, doctors at Cedars Sinai Medical Center said.

"Mr. James was cared for promptly by highly-trained staff and has been discharged home, where he is resting. Although his workup will be ongoing, we are hopeful for his continued progress and are encouraged by his response, resilience, and his family and community support,"  his cardiologist, Dr. Merje Chukumerije said in a statement.

Taking to Twitter, LeBron James shared his gratitude for the outpouring of love and support that was shown to Bronny and their entire family.

“I want to thank the countless people sending my family love and prayers. We feel you and I’m so grateful,” LeBron wrote.

“Everyone is doing great. We have our family together, safe and healthy, and we feel your love. Will have more to say when we’re ready but I wanted to tell everyone how much your support has meant to all of us,” his tweet continued.

During basketball practice at USC, Bronny, 18, was treated at the scene before being transported to the hospital.  On Tuesday (July 25), a family shared an update on Bronny's health status through a spokesperson.

LeBron James' Son Bronny Has Cardiac Arrest During Workout At USC

“Yesterday while practicing, Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest. The 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 statement read.

“We ask for respect and privacy for the James family, and we will update the media when there is more information,” the statement continued. “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."

A highly-touted high school basketball prospect, Bronny signed with USC during the offseason to join several top-five players in its incoming recruiting class.

Before his health scare, Bronny was preparing to make his debut at an overseas exhibition tour in Croatia and Greece beginning on Aug. 5.


Editor's Note: This story has been updated.

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