Bronny James Enters Transfer Portal On Same Day His ‘Cousin’ Commits To Ohio State

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Bronny James entered the transfer portal on Tuesday, putting his future with USC in doubt. That announcement sparked a social media inferno as college basketball fans speculate his next stop. Where will the guard end up?

Ohio State supporters have an idea, and they reference a recent commitment to the program as proof.

Interestingly enough, Meechie Johnson committed to play for the Buckeyes next year after spending two seasons at South Carolina.


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Johnson initially landed in Columbus after high school before transferring to play for the Gamecocks, only to return home.

Typically, a hometown kid opting to finish out his college career with his childhood school wouldn’t raise many eyebrows, but Johnson isn’t your typical transfer.

Not only was he South Carolina’s leading scorer last year at 14.1 points per game, but he also has close ties to the James family – who have close ties to Ohio State!

LeBron calls Meechie his ‘nephew’ thanks to a friendship with his father. While there’s no blood relation, there is a bond – which is potentially something to follow given Johnson’s recent commitment.

When the Buckeyes fired head coach Chris Holtmann midseason amid a 14-11 start, LeBron James was rumored to be acting behind the scenes on finding a replacement.

His passion for tOSU is well-known having grown up in the Buckeye State. Could his son soon sport the scarlet and gray?

Bronny James has a transfer decision to make.

While Ohio State fans believe Columbus will be his new home, there are others who think they have a shot at landing James’s services, too!

Duquesne comes to mind given LeBron James’s ties to new head coach Dru Joyce III.

Oregon was high on the guard during his recruitment. Could they get another look?

And of course, the possibility to return to Los Angeles remains on the table should the Trojans hire a coach that James wants to play for.

Speculation continues to grow, but no one seems to have an answer!