NBA roundup: Bosh’s masseuse dies
Miami Heat player Chris Bosh’s masseuse died Monday after hours after she arrived at Bosh’s Miami Beach home, according to a Miami Herald report.
The paper, citing a Miami Beach police report, said the unidentified woman arrived at Bosh’s North Bay Road home at 10:24 a.m. ET Monday for a massage session, but suddenly passed out around 2:28 p.m.
She was brought to nearby Mount Sinai Medical Center, where she died at about 11:45 p.m.
An investigation is ongoing.
“It doesn’t look like any foul play is suspected at this time,” Detective Vivian Hernandez told the paper.
—Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Bosh’s status for Tuesday’s Game 5 will be a “game-time decision.”
“I have to use the afternoon to consult, not only with Chris, but with the training staff,” Spoelstra said.
He has not played since injuring a lower abdominal muscle in the first game of the previous series against Indiana on May 13
—Jim Fitzgerald, a former owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, has died at the age of 86.
The team says Fitzgerald died Monday morning in his hometown of Janesville, Wisc. His cause of death was not released, although the Milwaukee Journal reported he died after a long illness..
Fitzgerald joined the Bucks’ board of directors in 1973, then became president and chairman of the board in 1976. He hired Don Nelson as the Bucks head coach, even though Nelson had little coaching experience at the time.
Fitzgerald later was part of a business team that owned the Golden State Warriors.