If you are a big fan of Boston Celtics, you will never forget a viral people whose name is Reggie Lewis – an excellent captain but have an unlucky life. With all things he has contributed to the national team, he should have been honored by many people around the world. Although he had a successful career with a lot of valuable prizes, he had to come up with many hardships in life which prevented him from developing his big dream.
Was born in 1965 in Maryland, he became one of the most talented basketball superstar when he was just a little boy at the college school. According to the list of the USA Today, he made a great impression with sports lovers with a remarkable result ( 29-0) and received the most valuable player in the US. When he nearly graduated from his school, Lewis played an important role in his basketball team with 31 continuous winnings. He established his own reputation during the time he studied at the Northeastern University at Boston.
Up to now, he scored 2.708 which was a world record that no one could have ability to exceed. He has tried his best to prove that he deserved the title “ The best of NBA Draft 1987” with various medals throughout his career. After retiring from basketball team, he decided to become the leader of Boston Celtics who is willing to support the younger generation to pursue their dreams. However, everything was normal until a serious disease appeared.
In a basketball match which was a competition between Reggie Lewis and Charlotte Hornets, he suddenly feel down and fainted for a while . He didn’t know what had happened to him and still came back to the field to help his teammates. However, due to the bad condition of his health, he had to get out and couldn’t breath by himself. After checking his temperature and some other parts of the body, the doctor came to the conclusion that he was affected by a heart attack.
After recovering from the disease, he still practiced with other players and that also the bad day of his life. He passed away due to a sudden death while playing basketball at the Brandeis University. As the death of Len Bias, fans of Boston Celtics in particular as well as the NBA felt regret and gave a respect for thsse two famous basketball players.