LeBron James’ Son Bryce Receives Offer to Play Basketball at Ohio State: ‘Blessed’

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Bryce James may quickly be a Buckeye!

The 16-year-old son of NBA legend LeBron James revealed on Saturday that he has acquired a suggestion to play basketball at Ohio State College in Columbus, which is simply 125 miles from the place his dad was born and raised in Akron.

“Blessed to obtain a suggestion from Ohio State #GoBuckeyes,” the teenager wrote on X alongside a picture of the college’s emblem.

Bryce additionally shared photographs on Instagram that includes him sporting a crimson Ohio State jersey, together with a snapshot along with his mother, Savannah James.

“Buckeye nation⚪️🔴how we feeling?” he captioned the submit.

In line with ESPN, Bryce’s provide comes the identical day he unofficially visited the Ohio State campus, the place he watched the soccer staff win 37-17 in opposition to the College of Maryland, Faculty Park’s Terrapins.

Movies shared on X present Bryce talking with males’s basketball head coach Chris Holtmann on the sideline, the place his mom is also seen.

ESPN at the moment has Bryce — a junior enrolled at Notre Dame Excessive Faculty in Sherman Oaks, California — ranked as a four-star recruit, averaging 7.6 factors in 15 video games through the Nike EYBL 16U circuit over spring and summer time.

Bryce Maximus James looks on before the game on December 25, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California
Bryce James pictured in December 2019.Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE through Getty

The outlet reported that Bryce’s older brother, Bronny, had visited Ohio State final 12 months earlier than finally signing to play basketball on the College of Southern California.

LeBron celebrated Bronny’s nineteenth birthday on Friday with a candy tribute to his eldest baby.

“On and off the court docket you are the 🐐 @bronny!! Pleased Born-Day son!!! Love you ♾️ child. Hold going up!” the previous Los Angeles Lakers star wrote on Instagram alongside photographs of the pair.

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Bronny James (left) and father LeBron James on the 2023 McDonald’s Excessive Faculty Boys All-American Sport.

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Bronny’s nineteenth birthday comes after he suffered a cardiac arrest throughout a exercise at USC in July.

A month later, a spokesperson for the James household shared in an announcement to PEOPLE that Bronny was recognized with “an anatomically and functionally vital congenital coronary heart defect” that “can and will likely be handled.”

On Monday, The Athletic’s Jovan Buha wrote on X that LeBron stated that his son “is doing extraordinarily effectively” after his surgical procedure, including that he started “his rehab to get again on the ground this season.”

“We’re pleased to see the place he’s and what his future nonetheless has in retailer for him,” LeBron added, per Buha’s submit.

Together with Bryce and Bronny, LeBron shares daughter Zhuri Nova, 8, with spouse Savannah, 37.

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