Rockets staff member suffers heart attack at practice, NY Daily News reports
NEW YORK – A member of the Rockets staff suffered a "medical situation" during practice in New York on Monday, according to a statement from the team.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the situation was a heart attack.
The team was preparing for its game Tuesday night against the Brooklyn Nets.
The staff member was taken to an area hospital.
The team said he was stable and alert and resting comfortably.
The Fire Department of New York tweeted that a member at one of its stations performed CPR and was able to resuscitate the staff member.
The tweet also says that FDNY was notified when someone knocked on the station's door.
CPR saves lives! Shout out to #FDNY members from #Station4 - DC Dinorah Claudio, Lt David Cira & EMT Joe Siciliano who resuscitated a patient this morning after receiving a knock on their station door. Pt was transported to a local hospital.— FDNY (@FDNY) February 5, 2018
Here is the full statement from the team:
"We had a medical situation at practice with a staff member. He is stable and alert, resting comfortably at the hospital. We will not be releasing any further information at this time."
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