Detroit Pistons scout Maury Hanks fighting the Coronavirus in the ICU


The longtime NBA scout is currently “fighting for his life” in the intensive care unit (ICU) due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Maury Hanks, 62, is currently employed by the Detroit Pistons tested positive with Coronavirus. He also worked in the NBA and college circles for decades. 

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, everyone in the NBA community is “pulling and counting on” Hanks’ recovery from COVID-19. In the reports, it is unclear how Hanks contracted the deadly disease. The Detroit big man Christian Wood was among NBA players who tested positive of the COVID-19, but he is now “fully recovered”. 

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN Twitter posts, “Detroit Pistons scout Maury Hanks has survived a great deal in a remarkable basketball life: Falling through his attic floor and fracturing his back, a car crash. This time, he’s fighting the coronavirus in the ICU.” 

Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell were the first two cases of the coronavirus in the NBA players who were also have fully recovered. 

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