Bronny James, the son of NBA star LeBron James, made his long-awaited debut for the University of Southern California (USC) basketball team. The 19-year-old hooper took the court during a home game against Long Beach State, and his father was there to witness the special moment from his courtside seat.
Bronny James made his college basketball debut for USC, with his dad LeBron James watching from a courtside seat. After recovering from a cardiac arrest, Bronny finally had the opportunity to showcase his skills on the court. The game was met with immense support from fans as they eagerly witnessed the highly anticipated debut.
A Delayed College Career
Bronny’s college career had been put on hold after he suffered a cardiac arrest during a workout in July. However, after a four-month recovery period, he was given the green light to finally suit up for games. The crowd at the Galen Center erupted with excitement as Bronny entered the game around the 13-minute mark in the first half.
LeBron Keeps His Promise
LeBron James had vowed not to miss his son’s first college game, even if it meant conflicting with his own Los Angeles Lakers schedule. True to his word, LeBron secured a courtside seat and documented Bronny’s entrance on his iPhone. It was a memorable weekend for the James family, as LeBron had just won the Lakers’ In-Season Tournament championship over the Indiana Pacers the day before.
Support From Fans
The Galen Center was packed with fans eager to catch a glimpse of Bronny in action. Throughout the first half of the game, Bronny showcased his skills with a rebound, an assist, and a block that would make his father proud. The atmosphere was electric as fans cheered on the young USC player.