Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert Suffers Heart Attack

News by Joey Jordan Published on 28 May,2019

Dan Gilbert, Cleveland Cavaliers Owner, And Quicken Loans Inc. Founder, Had A Stroke At A Hospital

  • Billionaire Dan Gilbert suffered a heart attack on Sunday in a hospital.
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers owner, 57, was taken to hospital by a family friend earlier that day after he said he was feeling unwell.
  • Gilbert was taken through the catheter-based procedure immediately after he had the stroke.
  • Quicken Loans Inc. CEO Jay Farner announced the news in a statement later Monday.

Founder of Quicken Loans Inc. and Cleveland Cavaliers owner, Dan Gilbert suffered a mild stroke in the hospital Sunday, 26th May and underwent a catheter-based procedure immediately.

Quicken Loans Inc. CEO Jay Farner released a statement late Monday confirming the news. He also reported the billionaire was shifted to the intensive care unit. The statement read:

Dan is awake, responsive and resting comfortably. Dan and his family are immensely grateful to the doctors and nurses whose early intervention is already paying dividends towards his recovery.

As previously reported, Farner said Gilbert wasn't feeling good from Sunday morning and a family friend took him to the hospital where she had the stroke. Farner said,

While under care at the hospital, he suffered a stroke. Dan Gilbert and his family are grateful for the outpouring of support. We appreciate the community's concern.

Gilbert was expected to deliver a speech on Wednesday at the annual Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island which would be replaced by the company vice chairman, Bill Emerson.

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