Gilbert, who amassed his fortune as the founder of mortgage lender Quicken Loans, was reportedly admitted to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital. He appears to not currently be in critical condition:
“He received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering comfortably,” said a statement issued by the Quicken Loans family of companies following inquiries from The News. “Our collective thoughts and prayers are with Dan for a speedy recovery.”
The 57-year-old Gilbert has owned the Cavaliers since 2005 and has since become one of the most widely known owners in the league, mainly due to his relationship with LeBron James. His infamous letter written when James left the team for the Miami Heat remains a seminal moment for all involved, but the two have since seemed to bury the hatchet.
More recently, Gilbert raised some eyebrows with comments about the Cavaliers Kyrie Irving trade, but thats been par for the course with his ownership style for a while.
Cavs owner Dan Gilbert hospitalized with stroke-like symptoms
Gilbert also occupies a special place in Detroit, as he famously moved Quicken Loans company headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010. Thousands of Quicken Employees now occupy the city, making the company one of the areas biggest employers.
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reportedly been admitted to a Detroit-area hospital after experiencing stroke-like symptoms, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reportedly suffered a stroke but is resting comfortably in the care of medical professionals.
Dan Gilbert, owner of Cavs, hospitalized with stroke symptoms
According to the Detroit News, Gilbert was hospitalized on Sunday morning after evidencing stroke-like symptoms. His current condition is not known, but his company released a statement saying his family was seeking privacy.
He received immediate medical attention and is currently recovering comfortably, said a statement issued by the Quicken Loans family of companies following inquiries from The News. Our collective thoughts and prayers are with Dan for a speedy recovery.
Report: Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert admitted into hospital with stroke-like symptoms
Gilbert, 57, is the founder of Quicken Loans and the majority owner of the Cavs. He was scheduled to speak on Wednesday at a conference on Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan. Its unclear if Gilbert will be keeping that appearance date as we dont yet know the severity of his injuries.
The often-bombastic Cavaliers owner has made waves over the years, most recognizably with his Comic Sans letter. Recently, Gilbert said that he felt the Kyrie Irving trade was a winner for his team, and that Irving was likely to leave the Boston Celtics.