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Brony James, son of LeBron James, has committed to USC

LeBron James’ oldest son Brony says he will play basketball at the University of Southern California in the fall.

About two hours before his father’s Los Angeles Lakers hosted the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series, Brony James suddenly announced his much-anticipated decision on social media.

The 18-year-old James was a McDonald’s All-American like his father, but he was among a handful of elite high school basketball prospects heading into the summer. The namesake of the leading scorer in NBA history played at Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, an outer suburb of Los Angeles known for its sports and entertainment industry education.

Brony James

Bronny James of the McDonald’s All American Boys West is seen prior to the McDonald’s All American Basketball Games at the Toyota Center on March 28, 2023 in Houston, Texas.

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After choosing to stay closer to home for college, the 6-foot-3 guard will join an already loaded Trojan roster in the school’s third NCAA Tournament appearance under coach Andy Enfield.

Several key contributors from last season’s team return, headlined by star guard Boogie Ellis. USC will also have Isaiah Collier, one of the top recruits in the current high school class.

Little James’ full name is LeBron James Jr., but he’s better known by his family nickname. His younger brother Bryce is also an elite collegiate prospect at Sierra Canyon.

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