Coronavirus: Former Lakers, Suns player Cedric Ceballos hospitalized in ICU with COVID-19

Former NBA All-Star Cedric Ceballos confirmed Tuesday that he has been hospitalized with COVID-19 for more than a week.

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“On my 10th day in ICU, COVID-19 is officially kicking my but, I am asking ALL family, friends , prayer warriors healers for your prayers and well wish for my recovery,” Ceballos wrote on Twitter.

The tweet included a photo of an alert Ceballos, 52, in a hospital bed, with an oxygen mask covering his nose and mouth, KABC reported.

Ceballos, a former small forward, played primarily for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns, but closed out his career with stints with the Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons and Miami Heat, People magazine reported.

According to KABC, Ceballos attended Cal State Fullerton before moving on to the NBA, where he won the league’s 1992 slam dunk competition.

“If I have done..anything to you in the past, allow me to publicly apologize. My fight is not done..... Thx,” Ceballos wrote.

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