Basketball: Bronny James' cardiac arrest likely due to 'treatable' congenital condition

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usa James family assures LeBron's eldest son will be able to return to high-level basketball

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<p>Bronny James dreams of one day playing in the NBA with his father LeBron. — <em class=Gregory Payan/AP/SIPA

The heart attack suffered during a training session at the end of July by the eldest son of LeBron James, Bronny, is probably disappointed. to congenital heart disease, explained the family in a press release Friday.

Bronny James, 18, had collapsed in full training with his team from the university; of Southern California, at Los Angeles. He had been taken away in an emergency at; the hospital then stayed in care for a few days. LeBron then showed off. reassuring as to the state of health of his son.

After examination, the “probable cause” of Bronny’s cardiac arrest was identified, according to the family. “This is a (…) congenital heart failure that can and will be treated.

Back to basketball “in a very near future”

“We are confident Bronny”s full recovery and return to basketball in the very near future. We will continue to provide updates to the media and reiterate the request for respect for the privacy of the family,” James.

Bronny is one of the biggest prospects in his age group and many hope to see him play with or against his father one day in the NBA. He will be able to present himself to the 2024 draft.

LeBron James, who would then be 39 years old, expressed several times the wish to extend his career to meet his son in the league.