Lebron James’ son suffers cardiac arrest during workout

Bronny James, son of basketball icon LeBron James, collapsed during a workout in Los Angeles Monday and was rushed to the hospital, reports The NBC.

According to a family statement, James is now in a stable condition and no longer in ICU.

The statement reads, “Yesterday while practising Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest. Medical staff was able to treat Bronny and take him to the hospital,” according to a family statement.

“He is now in stable condition and no longer in ICU. We ask for respect and privacy for the James family and we will update media when there is more information. 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 Los Angeles Fire Department had responded to a medical emergency in the 3400 block of South Figueroa Street at 9:26 a.m. PT on Monday and took an adult male to the hospital.

Young James was a McDonald’s All-American and also one of the nation’s most heralded players coming out of Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles.

The 18-year-old had earlier in the year, announced his plans to play basketball at the University of Southern California, where the medical emergency unfolded.

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