An autopsy determined Agu died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the same condition that killed basketball stars Hank Gathers
and Reggie Lewis.
An abnormal thickening of the heart muscle, known as idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, was one of the underlying causes of the 1990 death of 23-year-old Loyola Marymount basketball star Hank Gathers
Heart of a Lion: The Life, Death and Legacy of Hank Gathers
is the biography of a passionate and dedicated African-American athlete who loved his chosen sport of basketball.
The basketball world has been widely impacted by SCA, including the deaths of Loyola Marymount player Hank Gathers
, Boston Celtic Reggie Lewis, Atlanta Hawk Jason Collier, Army women's coach Maggie Dixon and Wake Forest men's coach Skip Prosser.
Gathers, the nephew of the late Hank Gathers
, is another talented player to add to the roster for Taft coach Derrick Taylor in the Toreadors' attempt to knock off Westchester of Los Angeles, Crenshaw of Los Angeles and Fairfax of Los Angeles in pursuit of the program's third City championship.
Although the issue was spotlighted in high-profile deaths, such as that of Reggie Lewis, the 27-year-old captain of the Boston Celtics who collapsed in 1993 during practice, and Loyola Marymount University basketball player Hank Gathers
, 23, who dropped on the court during a tournament game against the University of Portland, the U.
EVENT #3 - BASKETBALL BLITZ (public) Hank Gathers
Recreation Center, 25th and Diamond streets in North Philadelphia 4:30 p.
The doctor told me about the basketball star Hank Gathers
Other inductees include Hank Gathers
, Clive Charles, Tom Meschery, Bernie Bickerstaff, Joe Ellis, and Carroll Williams.
His uncle: the late Loyola Marymount basketball star Hank Gathers
, who, in 1990, died on the court during a West Coast Conference tournament game at LMU.
The great street courts from last year are now joined by four new authentic courts in the Nintendo GameCube version of the game -- Hank Gathers
Rec Center in Philadelphia, Run N' Shoot in Atlanta, Venice Beach in California and Fonde Rec Center in Houston.
The Lions' tournament success, led by high-scoring guard Bo Kimble, followed the passing of forward Hank Gathers
during a game in their conference tournament.