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March 8th, 2011
08:33 AM ET

Teammates of fallen player get visit from former NBA star

16 year-old Wes Leonard scored the game-winning shot for his Fennville High School basketball team last Thursday, clinching a spot in the championships. But shortly after scoring the winning basket, Leonard collapsed and died from a heart ailment.

Leonard's team went on to play their first game since the death of their teammate Monday night and was accompanied by Bo Kimble, former NBA player and founder of Forty-Four For for Life Foundation. Kimble, whose Loyola Marymount teammate Hank Gathers died of cardiac arrest in 1990, started the foundation to educate athletes and the public about heart risks. T.J. Holmes talks to Kimble about the recent death of Wes Leonard and heart risks.


Filed under: Health • Sports • U.S.
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