G League player Zeke Upshaw collapses on court, rushed to hospital during game

Zeke Upshaw, seen playing for Hofstra in 2013, collapsed and was rushed to the hospital from a G League game on Saturday. (Getty)
Zeke Upshaw, seen playing for Hofstra in 2013, collapsed and was rushed to the hospital from a G League game on Saturday. (Getty)

Zeke Upshaw of the Grand Rapids Drive was stretchered off the court and rushed to the hospital during a game Saturday. The Drive are the G League affiliate of the Detroit Pistons.

Upshaw was standing on the court with 12 seconds left and fell to the floor, team representative Sarah Jbara told Mlive.com. Medics took Upshaw off the court on a stretcher and to a local hospital. Jbara did not know if Upshaw was conscious after he fell.

His condition upon arrival at the hospital has not been made public.

Upshaw, 26, played three years at Illinois State before finishing his college career at Hofstra in 2013-14. The Chicago native has averaged 8.5 points per game in 41 games with the Drive this season.

 

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