Someone is heard desperately calling an ambulance for basketball player Bronny James during the 911 call on Monday, released hours after James was released from a Los Angeles hospital.
Bronny, the 18-year-old son of NBA superstar LeBron James, was hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest Monday during basketball practice at the University of Southern California.
In the call, obtained by DailyMail.com, someone can be heard saying: ‘We need an ambulance immediately. Listen, we need an ambulance here now!
The person speaking to the operator is asked to stand close to the teen as the operator guides them to let them know that paramedics are on their way.
No details of James’ condition at the time are revealed in the call, although it is stated that there are no doctors, nurses or medical professionals at the scene of the episode. heart that could help perform CPR.
Scanner traffic published by TMZ from the moment Bronny went into distress confirms the rising basketball star passed out during the ordeal.
Someone is heard desperately calling an ambulance for basketball player Bronny James during the 911 call on Monday, released hours after James was released from a Los Angeles hospital
A statement from Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles who treated 18-year-old James said: “Thanks to the quick and efficient response of USC Athletics medical staff, Bronny James was successfully treated. for sudden cardiac arrest.
“He arrived at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center fully conscious, neurologically intact and stable.
‘M. James was taken care of quickly by highly trained personnel and sent home, where he is resting.
“While his toll continues, we hope he continues to improve and are encouraged by his response, his resilience and the support of his family and community.”
Earlier Thursday, LeBron James said in a statement, “I want to thank the countless people who send love and prayers to my family.
“We feel you and I’m so grateful. Everyone is doing very well. We have our family together, safe and healthy, and we feel your love.
“I’ll have more to say when we’re ready, but I wanted to let everyone know how much your support has meant to all of us!” #JamesGang.’
Bronny fell ill Monday while training at USC, but his condition was not made public until a day later.
Bronny, the 18-year-old son of NBA superstar LeBron James, was hospitalized in Los Angeles after suffering cardiac arrest Monday during team basketball practice at the University of Southern California.
Bronny James released from hospital after suffering cardiac arrest on Monday
The 18-year-old fell ill in training on Monday but responded well to treatment
LeBron James thanked fans for their wishes of support on Thursday on behalf of his family
A spokesperson for the James family said on Tuesday: ‘Yesterday while practicing, Bronny James suffered cardiac arrest. Medical personnel were able to treat Bronny and take him to hospital. He is now in stable condition and is no longer in intensive care.
“We ask for the respect and confidentiality of the James family and will update the media when there is more information.”
“LeBron and Savannah want to publicly extend their deepest thanks and appreciation to the medical and athletic staff at USC for their incredible work and dedication to the safety of their athletes.”
It’s too early to tell how Bronny’s episode will affect his basketball career, as much depends on the underlying causes of the cardiac arrest.
LeBron James has been an active supporter of his two sons’ basketball dreams, even using his days off during the Los Angeles Lakers season to steal several hours to attend their games.
Bronny and his brother Bryce are seen earlier this month at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
Bronny’s parents, LeBron and Savannah, are only concerned about Bronny’s health at the moment
Bronny’s 16-year-old brother, Bryce, posted a photo of the two on his Instagram story, complete with a heart. Bryce James is also a top basketball prospect who has previously received Division I scholarship offers.
LeBron James has repeatedly said he even hopes to play in the NBA with Bronny, who won’t be able to join the league until fall 2024 at the earliest.
LeBron would enter his 22nd NBA season at that time — tying Vince Carter for the longest career in league history — with his 40th birthday looming in December 2024.
“My senior year will be played with my son,” James said. “Wherever Bronny is, that’s where I will be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for a year.