Originally posted on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 7/23/13
COMCAST SPORTSNET PRESENTS: “REMEMBER REGGIE: THE REGGIE LEWIS STORY” DEBUTING JULY 28TH AT 8PM COMCAST SPORTSNET PRODUCES IN DEPTH 90-MINUTE DOCUMENTARY ON THE EXCEPTIONAL LIFE OF REGGIE LEWIS SURROUNDING THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH BURLINGTON, MA, July 23, 2013 – Reggie Lewis lived an exceptional life in the limelight as a basketball phenom, from his younger days in Baltimore, MD to his exemplary college career which put Northeastern University on the basketball map, to his drafting by the Boston Celtics and receiving of the captain’s torch from Larry Bird – no doubt that Reggie’s was a life of talent and promise.  In July of 1993, as the young star was quickly becoming the face of the Celtics franchise, Reggie collapsed and died of heart failure during a team practice. For Boston sports fans, Reggie was a touchstone figure in the city’s sports history, but the full story of his life and untimely death on the court has never been told with great depth – until now. On Sunday...
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