Found November 25, 2012 on NESN.com:
On Saturday former Celtics great and current Houston Rockets’ head coach Kevin McHale lost his daughter Sasha to Lupus. She had been battling the disease since Nov. 10, when her father took a leave of absence from the Rockets to be with his wife Lynn and their four other children. Former Rocket and current Celtics guard Courtney Lee remembered his time with McHale in his stint in Houston, and tweeted out on Sunday evening asking for prayers for their family. The Celtics take on the Magic Sunday night in Orlando. Click here for a live blog of the game. Check out Lee’s tweet below. Prayers go out to coach mchale and his family!!!!!— Courtney Lee (@CourtneyLee2211) November 25, 2012
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