Bronny James is one of the most highly-touted recruits in then nation. Generally, when he makes headlines, its for his stellar play.
Recently, Bronny found himself in the news cycle for something else – a heated altercation with a rival high school player.
The encounter was brief, but it did end in Bronny gaining some measure of revenge after the fact.
The incident largely speaks for itself:
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What is interesting about the clip is that, not only does it mark the first time the larger population has ever seen Bronny heated, but that he immediately made his rival pay.
A lot of players get angry on the court. A very small portion of that group can then rebalance themselves and utilize that emotionality to play well after the fact. Bronny did.
None of this should come as a surprise, really.
Bronny has established something of a track record for handing tough situations with a calm and collected attitude. Be it his awkward confrontation with a crazed fan, his memorable run-in with an OnlyFans model or his recent girlfriend drama – Bronny always maintains his poise to some degree.
Reactions to this altercation were mixed.
“Should have been called for a tech,” one fan wrote.
“Privileged,” another added.
In any event, Bronny is entering a really important part of his young career. There are currently five college basketball powerhouses actively recruiting him.
Where he chooses to go will have massive ramifications on his future.
Although it is universally agreed that Bronny doesn’t boast the physical gifts of his younger brother Bryce (who is looking giant these days), he has a set of intangibles that few his age can boast.
Maybe she can teach their kids jiu-jitsu too. https://t.co/bCJYie7ZCZ
— Game 7 (@game7__) December 7, 2022
Bronny has a really high ceiling, it is just a matter of whether he will be able to live up to the lofty expectations that inevitably come when you are the son of the greatest NBA player of all time.
The next few months promise to be fascinating for everyone who has followed Bronny this entire time.