Bronny James accused of hacking in MW3 tournament, instantly refuted

Bronny James accused of hacking in MW3 tournament, instantly refuted
Image via FaZe Clan | Sports Illustrated

Written by 

Jack Marsh


10th May 2024 16:55

Bronny James might be trying to write his own legacy outside of the shadows of his father Lebron when it comes to basketball, but just like most young athletes nowadays, he shares quite the appetite for getting on the sticks.

The future NBA star is quite the demon on Call of Duty, having previously featured alongside FaZe Clan in a Sports Illustrated cover and teaming with them on Warzone streams.

But in his latest outing in a streamer showdown on Modern Warfare 3, James was accused and quickly acquitted of hacking.

Bronny James beats accusations of cheating in MW3

James featured in the most recent $25,000 streamer event on Modern Warfare 3, held by "FaZe Kaysan", where the likes of Felix "xQc" Lengyel and Kylie "Sketch" Cox also competed.

The Basketball player proved to be the best of the bunch too, as his team won the event, beating xQc's in the final match.

However, one clip has surfaced of James where he clutched up in a 2v2 Search and Destroy round, which appeared a little sus.

The clip in question saw James pre-aiming through a wall at the B site on Highrise, just as an opponent flew around the corner, leaving him with a free shot despite seemingly having little information. 

Fans watching the series thought that the kill was out-of-the-ordinary, and took to social media to quiz its legitimacy.

However, the social media army quickly leapt to his defence, as the more eagle-eyed viewers noticed the semtex fly across the screen which gave away the location of the oncoming opponent, which looks harder to spot in slow-mo but would have been an easy tell in real speed.

"Unless you are blind u can see the semtex come from that direction pretty easily," one fan said.

Another added, "That semtex coming from that direction would have made me panic shoot tbh. May have just been luck, ain't no way Bronny would be cheating."

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James will soon be heading back to his Basketball career, but he could be in line to be the next NBA-CoD crossover character if he keeps this up, following Devin Brooker and Kevin Durant.

Jack Marsh
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Jack Marsh
Jack is an Esports Journalist at GGRecon. Graduating from the University of Chester, with a BA Honours degree in Journalism, Jack is an avid esports enthusiast and specialises in Rocket League, Call of Duty, VALORANT, and trending gaming news.
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