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Former NBA Star Anthony Mason Dead At 48

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(Gossip-Grind News) Former NBA Star Anthony Mason Dead At 48:

Former NBA star Anthony Mason passed away Saturday at the age of 48. Mason suffered a massive heart attack on Feb. 11 and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, that he never recovered from.

A Knicks spokesperson confirmed to ESPN that Mason died early Saturday morning. The 13-year NBA veteran had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier this month.

“First I want to thank all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” his son, Anthony Mason Jr., said Saturday. “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, a friend, a brother … but more than anything our father, Anthony Mason. As you all would expect our father — Big Mase — put up an incredible fight, dealing with a severe heart issue. I’m wishing this was something else I was writing, but Pops we’ve got to let you know we love you and know you’ll always be with us.” (ESPN)

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