SAN DIEGO — Bronny James was on the court docket along with his No. 23 Southern California teammates for pregame warmups Thursday for the second straight sport, though he largely watched from underneath the basket, did some rebounding after which took three pictures from the nook.
James went by way of warmups along with his teammates earlier than Sunday evening’s residence sport towards Brown for the primary time this season after struggling a cardiac arrest in July.
The Trojans went on to beat Seton Corridor 71-63 within the second sport of the inaugural Rady Youngsters’s Invitational at UC San Diego.
The son of Los Angeles Lakers celebrity LeBron James has but to make his collegiate debut after it was decided he had a congenital coronary heart defect that was treatable, and the group has not given a timetable.
Bronny James seemed to be in a jovial temper, talking and laughing with teammates and infrequently passing them a ball. Carrying grey sweats, he ate a snack and drank water.
A younger fan carrying a Seton Corridor jersey approached James and requested him to autograph a USC jersey, and he obliged. James sat close to the top of the bench in the course of the sport.
Throughout a media teleconference Wednesday, coach Andy Enfield mentioned there was no replace on when James may play.
“As quickly as his household desires to place out a press release, they are going to do this,” Enfield mentioned. “I am the improper particular person to ask. I am only a basketball coach so I do not cope with the medical facet of issues. All I can say is that he is a giant a part of our group.”
Enfield added that James can be with the group for warmups Thursday. “Aside from that, we have now to be affected person and await the OK,” he mentioned. “It is a step-by-step course of and we’re simply following that. That is all that I can say as a result of I do not know any extra.”
Enfield additionally added that James has been at practices.
“Sure he’s with us and he is learning the sport,” Enfield mentioned. “He is watching his teammates take part and play and he’ll be on the market hopefully fairly quickly.”