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Bronny James seen for first time after his cardiac arrest

In what has been a hectic week for Lebron James and his family, they got good news Thursday and a bit of a respite on Friday.

One day after 18-year-old Bronny James was discharged from the hospital after suffering cardiac arrest, he and his family were seen going out to dinner at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, Calif.

Along with the Lakers star and Bronny, LeBron’s son Bryce, daughter Zhuri and wife Savannah were all out together for dinner as well.


LeBron James steps out for dinner with his wife Savannah, daughter Zhuri Nova, and his boys Bronny and Bryce, at Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi, after his son Bronnyâs recent medical emergency scare.
LeBron and Bronny James
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LeBron James steps out with son Bronny James and family for dinner at Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica.
LeBron James steps out with son Bronny (right) and family for dinner.
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LeBron James steps out with son Bronny James and family for dinner at Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica.
Bronny James suffered a health scare this week.
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James, wearing a white hoody and black pants, was snapped walking with his family after what has been a tumultuous week.

While practicing at USC on Monday, where he is an incoming freshman, James suffered cardiac arrest and was reportedly unconscious at one point.

Here’s everything to know about Bronny James’ cardiac arrest

Bronny James, the 18-year-old son of NBA superstar LeBron James, went into cardiac arrest during a basketball practice with his team at the University of Southern California on Monday.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Group cardiologist Merije Chukumerije said in a statement Thursday that Bronny “has been discharged home, where he is resting.”



It’s too soon to know how Bronny’s episode will affect his basketball career, since it largely depends on the underlying causes of the cardiac arrest.

“When they come up with a mechanism for why he had the cardiac arrest, you could then and only then make an informed decision regarding his recovery and his ability to go back on the court,” Dr. Marc Cohen, Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Newark-Beth Israel Medical Center, told The Post.

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On Friday, a 911 call, first reported by TMZ, revealed the terrifying moments after the health scare.

According to the call, there were no doctors on the scene at USC’s Galen Center before emergency responders reached James.


LeBron James steps out for dinner with his wife Savannah, daughter Zhuri Nova, and his boys Bronny and Bryce
LeBron James has dinner with his wife Savannah, and his children Bronny, Bryce and Zhuri.
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Bronny James seen in a car.
Bronny James is seen in a car.
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“We need an ambulance — immediately,” a caller said to the 911 dispatcher after the cardiac arrest. “Listen, listen, listen, get an ambulance here now.”

He was transported to the hospital by ambulance, though it’s unclear what led to the cardiac incident.

After spending a brief amount of time in the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical, James was stabilized, and on Thursday, he was discharged from the hospital after the terrifying ordeal and had made good progress, according to Cedars-Sinai.


LeBron's wife Savannah and daughter Zhuri.
LeBron’s wife Savannah and daughter Zhuri.
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“Thanks to the swift and effective response by the USC athletics’ medical staff, Bronny James was successfully treated for a sudden cardiac arrest,” Cedars-Sinai Medical Group cardiologist Dr. Merije Chukumerije said in a statement issued by the hospital Thursday.

Though LeBron has tweeted his gratitude for all the support the James family has gotten through the ordeal, Bronny has not yet commented on the situation.

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