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  Reggie Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lewis died suddenly and tragically on July 27, 1993 from a heart ailment, but it was not before he had left an indelible impression upon Northeastern and the entire city of Boston.
Lewis began his career as a reserve on the bench, then worked his way into the regular rotation, then to the starting line up and then to the Celtics' go to guy and their leader.
Lewis starred in his inaugural year at the helm of the Celtics, scoring 21 points per night and leading the Green to the '93 playoffs.
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 Reggie Lewis' Life
Reggie was raised in a modest urban home and lived with his mother Peggy and brothers Irvin and Jon.
At an early age, Reggie already acquired a love for basketball and was seldom seen outside of the court.
In 1995 Reggie Lewis was inducted into Northeastern's Basketball hall of fame, and his number, 35, was retired by the Celtics.
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 Essay on the death of Reggie Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reggie Lewis was walking from point to point on the court and shooting short jumpers, while a ballboy got the rebound and passed the ball back to him.
Reggie Lewis had had a recent series of problesm with his hear, highlight by his fall to the floor during the 1st Qtr of an Apr. 29 playoff game vs. the Charlotte Hornets.
Lewis checked into the New England Baptist Hospital the next day, to be examined by a "dream team" of 12 cardiac specialists — assembled by Celtics team doctor Arnold Scheller.
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Reggie Lewis was able to accomplish a feat that so many current athletes struggle with today.
Reggie Lewis was able to perform at an All-Star level without being noticed.
Reggie Lewis' story remained concealed until he died one afternoon while shooting baskets in a Massachusetts gymnasium.
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 Reggie_Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reggie Lewis (November 21 1965 - July 27 1993) was a basketball player for the Boston Celtics from 1987-1993.
Lewis tragically died when he collapsed on the basketball court at an off-season practice in 1993 due to a heart ailment.
Reggie Lewis appeared in a coin-operated video game called NBA Jam.
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 Celtic-Nation.com: Boston Celtics legend Reggie Lewis bio page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reggie Lewis was The Next Great Celtic, the player who would lead the franchise out of its darkest days and back to the Promised Land.
Lenny Bias ('86) and Reggie Lewis ('87) were to have formed the nucleus of a new championship contender.
Lewis was shooting baskets in a gym at Brandeis University when he collapsed from heart-related problems - problems that had been diagnosed by a "Dream Team" of doctors just weeks after his collapse in a playoff game against the Charlotte Hornets and then dismissed by Lewis' handpicked follow-up cardiologist, Dr. Gilbert Mudge.
www.celtic-nation.com /history/bios/reggie_lewis.htm   (387 words)

  
 Ron Suskind: Articles
Reggie Lewis, replacing the recently retired Larry Bird as captain, was setting the pace with sizzling energy, scoring 10 points in the game's first three minutes.
Lewis seemed to be reconciling himself to a future that neither he nor his wife had planned for, a future without basketball.
Lewis used cocaine before the issuance of the policy -- for which he had filed a medical disclosure stating that he had never used drugs -- then the insurer could refuse to pay the claim on the ground that it had been lied to.
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 CNN/SI - NBA Basketball - Reggie Lewis malpractice case ends in mistrial - Thursday June 24, 1999 10:46 PM
Posted: Thursday June 24, 1999 10:46 PM Reggie Lewis died of a heart attack in 1993; his widow sued the doctors later for malpractice.
Lewis' widow, Donna Harris-Lewis, who had been at almost every court session, was not in the courtroom.
Lewis collapsed during a playoff game in April 1993 and was subsequently diagnosed with a life-threatening, potentially career-ending cardiac arrhythmia by a "Dream Team" of top doctors from New England Baptist Hospital.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /basketball/nba/news/1999/06/24/lewis_mistrial   (1104 words)

  
 Reggie Lewis -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reggie Lewis -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Reggie Lewis (November 21 1965 - July 27 1993) was a (A game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the basketball through an elevated horizontal hoop) basketball player for the (Click link for more info and facts about Boston Celtics) Boston Celtics from 1987-1993.
He averaged 20.8 points per game in each of his last two seasons with the Celtics, and finished with a career average of 17.6 points per contest.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/re/reggie_lewis.htm   (127 words)

  
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After the game, Lewis was subsequently sent to New England Baptist hospital where he underwent a number of tests supervised by a team of 12 of the most respected cardiologists in the Boston area.
With Lewis having no family history of this autossomal dominant genetic condition of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy as well as the fact that natural manifestations of the disease usually occur during adolescence, doctors became more curious about whether Lewis was involved in cocaine, which has been linked to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Lewis also passed out 6 minutes into the test, showing that he is naturally predisposed to this fainting disorder.
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 Boston.com / News / Local / 3d Reggie Lewis lawsuit sought
Ten years after Celtics star Reggie Lewis collapsed and died of a heart ailment, his widow renewed her case yesterday against the cardiologist whose negligence, she argues, caused her husband's death.
Lewis was shooting baskets in a Brandeis University gym on July 27, 1993, when he collapsed and died.
Harris-Lewis, who was pregnant and had a 1-year-old son when Lewis died, attended the arguments yesterday but declined to speak about the case.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2003/09/12/3d_reggie_lewis_lawsuit_sought?mode=PF   (735 words)

  
 Jet: Reggie Lewis' widow sues doctors who OK'd her husband's return to professional basketball - Donna Harris-Lewis
The widow of Reggie Lewis, the Boston Celtics captain and NBA all-star who, in 1993, collapsed while shooting baskets at a college gym and later died, recently filed a lawsuit against doctors who treated her late husband.
His wife reportedly had her husband transferred from the hospital where he was under the care of Celtics' physicians to Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he was under the care of Dr. Mudge, a nationally known heart specialist who contradicted the earlier diagnosis.
At his death, Lewis was in the middle of a five-year, $16.5 million contract with the Celtics.
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 Reggie Lewis Track & Athletics Center
The Center is named after the local humanitarian and Northeastern hero, Reggie Lewis, who starred for the Huskies and then professionally for the Boston Celtics.
Lewis was revered not only for his athletic prowess, but also for his dedication and advocacy for the educational, physical, emotional and social well being of the youth within the Boston community.
It is this legacy which, in great part, shapes the vision, mission and goals of the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.
www.gonu.com /facilities/rltac.html   (562 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Basketball / Celtics / Appeals Court denies 3d trial in Lewis death
Nearly 11 years after Celtics star Reggie Lewis collapsed and died of a heart ailment, a state Appeals Court panel yesterday denied his widow's request for a third try at persuading a jury that a cardiologist's negligence caused his death, apparently ending the long and bitter legal battle.
The lawyer, Pamela Harris-Daley, said her client feels that the ruling dispels what the attorney called false allegations that Lewis used cocaine and that it caused his death.
But the justices said the evidence about alleged cocaine use was relevant when Mudge testified because the doctor said that he might have changed Lewis's treatment plan if he had known about it and that the jury was entitled to hear that.
www.boston.com /sports/basketball/celtics/articles/2004/02/21/appeals_court_denies_3d_trial_in_lewis_death   (559 words)

  
 Mass News: Reggie Lewis' wife drops appeal in malpractice suit
BOSTON (AP) - The wife of late Boston Celtics star Reggie Lewis has dropped her case against two of the four doctors she accused of misdiagnosing her husband's heart condition.
Reggie Lewis died during practice in July 1993.
Lewis, the Celtics captain, collapsed during a playoff game in April 1993 and was diagnosed with a life-threatening cardiac condition by a top team of doctors from New England Baptist Hospital.
www.seacoastonline.com /2000news/3_13_sb1.htm   (363 words)

  
 Lewis, Reggie Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center - Athletic Center of Roxbury Community College named after the former Celtics captain Reggie Lewis in his memory.
Gonu.com - Reggie Lewis - Northeastern University Hall of Fame profiles Lewis, a former Husky who was inducted in 1995.
-- E. White Lewis, Reggie Trouble is a part of your life, and if you don't share it, you don't give the person that loves you enough chance to love you enough.
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 USATODAY.com - Bid by Reggie Lewis' widow to reopen lawsuit rejected   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But said the legal fight had shown that Lewis was a family man and role model, despite what they said were Mudge's false claims of cocaine use by Lewis.
Lewis collapsed and died while shooting baskets with friends at Brandeis University on July 28, 1993.
Lewis was 27 when he collapsed during an NBA playoff game in April 1993.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/celtics/2004-02-20-lewis-lawsuit_x.htm   (337 words)

  
 The Reggie Lewis Athletic Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic center is a state-of-the-art facility that marks the culmination of a project 35 years in the making.
Celtics Captain Reggie Lewis was revered not only for his athletic prowess but also for his dedication and advocacy for the educational, physical, emotional and social well being of the youth within the Boston community.
As an integral component for Roxbury Community College, the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center must be truly effective in facilitating the delivery of academic programs, student development opportunities, and community health initiatives as the College pursues its mission through the Center.
www.mit.edu /activities/vsg/foodfest98/RLTAC.html   (271 words)

  
 Lewis Communications
Lewis Communications stands out as one of the very few organizations that provides all these qualities.
The principals of Lewis Communications have years of on-the-job experience in every phase of the cable industry.
At Lewis Communications, we know what it takes - and we have what it takes - to design and construct a system that will deliver the results you want.
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 Celtics, fans mourned Reggie Lewis' death in '93 - The Washington Times: Sports - July 26, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jimmy's was tragic: Her husband, Boston Celtics star Reggie Lewis, had collapsed while shooting baskets at Brandeis University and was on his way to Waltham-Weston Hospital.
Lewis, a former star at Baltimore's Dunbar High School and Northeastern University, was the cornerstone of an impressive rebuilding effort by the aging team.
Eleven years after his death, Lewis is remembered as a fine man and athlete who well deserved the honors paid him.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20040726-124206-5316r.htm   (1101 words)

  
 Seven years later, Reggie Lewis case ends
  BOSTON (AP) -- The malpractice case stemming from the 1993 death of Reggie Lewis finally ended when a judge dismissed an appeal by the wife of the former Boston Celtics captain.
  Harris-Lewis accused Mudge, Lewis' chief cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, of failing to diagnose her husband with the heart condition the led to his death.
  Lewis was 27 when he first collapsed during an NBA playoff game on April 29, 1993.
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 Jet: Reggie Lewis' Wife Can Continue Appeal Of Medical Malpractice Suit In Husband's Death - Brief Article
The widow of former Boston Celtics captain and NBA all-star Reggie Lewis, Donna Harris-Lewis, will be able to continue her legal battle against the doctor who was caring for her husband when he died in 1993.
He noted that Harris-Lewis plans to claim in her appeal that the verdict was a product of racial prejudice and the jury was prejudiced by evidence of alleged cocaine abuse by her husband.
The case began on July 27, 1993, after Reggie Lewis, 27, collapsed and died while shooting baskets at Brandeis University.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1355/is_20_98/ai_66674262   (306 words)

  
 CELTICS: Reggie Lewis Remembered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As time marches on, the question becomes not so much as why and how former Celtics captain Reggie Lewis passed away but that he has been missing from our lives now for over a decade.
The lanky 6-7, 195-pound swingman was just starting to ‘come into his prime’ as both an NBA player and as the leader of the Boston Celtics.
Reggie Lewis could do it all and he had it all.
www.nba.com /celtics/history/reggie_072704.html   (367 words)

  
 Sports: Reggie Lewis
Reggie Lewis, the Boston Celtics captain who died on July 27, was much more than a basketball player.
Speaker after speaker provided a perspective about Reggie that they saw, and brought a tear to many.
As the last chants of Reggie were being shouted, a feeling of emptiness was felt.
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 Encyclopedia: Reggie Lewis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar.
Lewis played along side fellow Celtics greats like Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parish.
In each of his six seasons, he successively increased his free throw percentage.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Reggie-Lewis   (527 words)

  
 The Running Network -- National News -- Article
Built in 1995, the 4,000-spectator capacity Reggie Lewis Center has hosted an impressive list of competitions, including the Boston Indoor Games, NCAA Division II Men,s and Women's Championships, the National Scholastic Championships, and hundreds of other high school and college track and field meets on its world-class Mondo Super X banked 200m track.
"The Reggie Lewis Center is one of the finest facilities in the country," said USATF CEO Craig Masback.
Along with the Reggie Lewis Center, GBCC, MSC and USATF-NE serve as the local organizing committee for the Championships.
www.runningnetwork.com /news/usatfindoor03boston.html   (577 words)

  
 ABC News: Superior Court Reinstates Reggie Lewis Appeal
B O S T O N, Oct. 3 The widow of former Boston Celtics captain Reggie Lewis will be able to continue her legal battle against the doctor who was caring for her husband when he died in 1993.
Harris-Lewis has the right to have an appellate court review the record to ascertain whether that objective was accomplished,” he said in the ruling.
The case began on July 27, 1993, when Reggie Lewis collapsed and died while shooting baskets at Brandeis University, shocking Boston and the sports world.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/story?id=100334&page=1   (328 words)

  
 NPR : Lewis - Malpractice Suit
All Things Considered, June 16, 1999 · A Boston Jury today heard closing arguments in the medical malpractice suit over the death of basketball player Reggie Lewis.
The doctor who treated Lewis claims the Celtics Captain failed to disclose his use of cocaine.
Reggie Lewis collapsed and died while practicing jump shots in 1993.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1051637   (138 words)

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