Fallen Celtic: Remembering Reggie Lewis

Posted: 30th March 2010 by Joe Gill in NBA
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We honor Reggie Lewis as the Boston Sports Then and Now Athlete of the Month. He was a budding star for the Boston Celtics from 1987-1993. He died tragically during the summer of ‘93 at the age of 27. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. This would be Boston’s second tragedy over a seven year span. Lenny Bias, the college superstar from Maryland, died from a drug overdose before he ever played one game in Celtics Green. Coincidentally, both players hailed from the same state. Reggie Lewis was a high school star with the 50-0 Dunbar High School team. He then left his home state of Maryland to attend Northeastern University in Boston.  He played for the Huskies from 1983-1987 while averaging 22.2 points per game during his collegiate career. He was also team captain and ...

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