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Sport Autopsy: NBA G League player had 'sudden cardiac death'

18:56  28 march  2018
18:56  28 march  2018 Source:   ap.org

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NBA G League player Zeke Upshaw had ' sudden cardiac death ,' autopsy says. Zeke Upshaw died Monday after collapsing on the court on GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A medical examiner has determined Zeke Upshaw, a swingman for the Detroit Pistons' G League affiliate, suffered a " sudden

Grand Rapids Drive player Zeke Upshaw, who collapsed on Saturday, drives to the basket during a game against the Austin Spurs on November 25, 2016. (Photo by Allison Farrand/NBAE via Getty Images) Grand Rapids Drive player Zeke Upshaw, who collapsed on Saturday, drives to the basket during a game against the Austin Spurs on November 25, 2016. (Photo by Allison Farrand/NBAE via Getty Images)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. --  A medical examiner has determined Zeke Upshaw, a swingman for the Detroit Pistons' G League affiliate, suffered a ''sudden cardiac death'' after collapsing on the court.

WOOD-TV reports Kent County medical examiner Dr. Stephen Cohle conducted an autopsy Tuesday, though the investigation will continue for a few weeks. The Grand Rapids Drive guard collapsed Saturday during a game against the Long Island Nets, and died Monday.

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A medical examiner has determined Zeke Upshaw, a swingman for the Detroit Pistons' G League affiliate, suffered a " sudden cardiac death " after collapsing on the court. Upshaw, the Detroit Pistons developmental player who collapsed on the court during a NBA G League game in Michigan has died.

NBA G League Player Zeke Upshaw had ' Sudden Cardiac Death '. The 26-year-old Grand Rapids Drive guard collapsed Saturday during a game WOOD-TV reports Kent County medical examiner Dr. Stephen Cohle conducted an autopsy Tuesday, though the investigation will continue for a few weeks.

Cohle says he observed some ''cardiac abnormalities,'' and he's working to determine the exact type of heart disease.

Upshaw, a Chicago native who played for Illinois State and Hofstra, was undrafted and played internationally in Slovenia and Luxembourg. He spent most of the last two seasons with the Drive, appearing in 75 games primarily as a reserve and averaging 7.6 points.

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