Reggie Lewis

AGE: 27 (November 21, 1965 - July 27, 1993)
CAUSE OF DEATH: Heart condition; hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
COMPLEX SAYS: Only three years after Gathers died from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy during a collegiate game, Lewis met the same fate during a team practice with the Boston Celtics. During his last two seasons with the team, Lewis averaged 20 points per game and earned his first All-Star selection in 1992. After his death, cocaine use was alleged but after an autopsy no signs of drug abuse were found. SMH, you know what they say about assuming...

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