Bronny James, son of NBA superstar LeBron James, discharged from hospital after cardiac arrest

'Everyone doing great,' LeBron James tweeted.

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Thursday, July 27, 2023
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LOS ANGELES -- Bronny James, the son of NBA superstar LeBron James, has been discharged from the hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest during basketball practice.

"Thanks to the swift and effective response by the USC athletics' medical staff, Bronny James was successfully treated for a sudden cardiac arrest. He arrived at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center fully conscious, neurologically intact and stable ... 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," Cedars-Sinai Medical Group said in a statement.

This is a breaking news update. A previous version of this report is below.

LeBron James is speaking out after his son, Bronny James, suffered a cardiac arrest during basketball practice.

"Everyone doing great," the NBA star tweeted on Thursday. "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!"

"I'm so grateful," he added.

Bronny James, an 18-year-old rising basketball star and incoming freshman at the University of Southern California, was taken to the hospital on Monday after suffering cardiac arrest at a USC practice.

The teen was first admitted to the intensive care unit and was later listed in stable condition, a family spokesperson said.

The spokesperson added, "LeBron and [his wife] 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."