“Sh*t Almost Brought Me to Tears”: LeBron James Gets Emotional over Proud Bronny James Moment with Mom Gloria

Published 01/20/2024, 6:42 PM EST

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Bronny James’ has been one of the most admired storylines in the basketball world. After suffering a cardiac arrest, he was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. However, the treatable nature of his illness paved the way for a months-long recovery process. Now, he has made a triumphant return to the basketball court, leading to multiple heartfelt appearances on the court. Notably, his father, LeBron James, has been the most vocal cheerleader, beaming with pride for his son’s resilience; catching every game he can in his busy schedule.

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Bronny’s return to the court hasn’t brought about a dominant run for the fans just till now. He is averaging around 6 points since his comeback from the medical emergency. However, it did not prevent a blissful moment from unfolding in the James household.

LeBron James took to X to share a fulfilling experience that transpired as he and his mother, Gloria, watched Bronny’s game on TV. His mother, overwhelmed with pride and gratitude, encapsulated the moment by exclaiming, “You know how amazing this is!? Sitting here with my son [LeBron] while watching my grandson [Bronny] on TV. I feel so present and blessed.”

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James, touched by the profound moment, couldn’t help but express his purest emotions, admitting, “Sh*t almost brought me to tears just now.”

While looking at Bronny’s journey, and the immense pressure he has to sustain LeBron’s legacy, the moment captured the essence of three generations within the James family tree. The captivating moment unfolded as Bronny took the court against Arizona State. He contributed 11 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds, and 1 block, as the USC Trojans faced another setback, succumbing to a 82-67 score.

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Will Bronny be a top pick in the drafts?

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Bronny James is actively pursuing an NBA career in the upcoming drafts. However, due to the initial uncertainties around his health, various discussions have emerged regarding his potential entry into the league.

Looking beyond his medical history, Bronny has demonstrated noteworthy improvements in his transition to college basketball. However, he is still working on refining his ballhandling and playmaking skills compared to other guards in his cohort. On the positive side, he has showcased exceptional catch-and-shoot abilities and a strong defensive mindset.

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Remarkably, the traumatic incident has not diminished Bronny’s prospects in the NBA draft. On the contrary, his draft stock continues to rise steadily, with numerous projections positioning him as a likely first-round pick.

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Nevertheless, Jeff Goodman from The Messenger reports that while NBA executives are impressed with Bronny’s development, they currently project him to be a late first-round selection.

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Saahil Dhillan

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