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Spanish Professional Basketball Match Suspended Due to Sudden Collapse of Óscar Cabrera



26-year-old Dominican basketball player Oscar Cabrera collapsed on the court to a suspected heart attack.

The EBA League contest between Cantbasket and CB Santurtzi was suspended late in the first quarter.

Cabrera, averaging 18.5 pts, 5.5 rebs, and 1.8 asts per game, is 3rd-place Cantbasket’s top performer.

Emergency personnel revived Cabrera and transported him to a local hospital.

Watch the footage of Cabrera’s frightening collapse below:

eldiariocantabria reported (translated from Spanish):

The EBA League match between Cantbasket (3rd) and CB Santurtzi (2nd) has been suspended, with 2.49 minutes remaining in the first quarter , due to the fainting of player Óscar Cabrera on the court of the outer pavilion of La Albericia .

After a quick intervention by the club’s doctor , Fernando Cortina, along with fellow doctors Fermín and Noelia, parents of players from the Cantbasket quarry, have managed to revive the player , the club has indicated in a press release.

The player and MVP of the Cantabrian team , who has been transferred by ambulance to the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, has consciously left the sports facility on a stretcher and showing his thumb up after receiving the applause of both hobbies.

Cabrera is another addition to the long list of athletes to suddenly collapse due to cardiac-related issues.


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