Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/18/12
Remember during preseason and the beginning of the season when Celtics sideline reporter Greg Dickerson was missing from the CSNNE telecasts? I recall being worried that he got fired during the offseason and lamented why not Gary Tanguay. I've always liked the job Dickerson has done. It turns out he's had to battle a lot in life, that we never knew about. Imagine coping with the tics, twitches and urges of Tourette syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder, the threat of seizures and memory loss from epilepsy and the possible side effects of medication while interviewing Celtics captain Paul Pierce on television on the Garden parquet after he hit a last-second, game-winning shot. Welcome to Greg Dickerson's world. The Celtics sideline reporter for Comcast SportsNet disclosed a couple of weeks ago that he had been diagnosed with epilepsy after suffering two seizures, the second of which forced him to leave a Celtics broadcast at the Garden. But during an interview with the T&G ...
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