“Basketball player Óscar Cabrera dies of a heart attack” | Daily Listin

“Basketball player Óscar Cabrera dies of a heart attack” | Daily Listin
“Basketball player Óscar Cabrera dies of a heart attack” | Daily Listin

The Dominican basketball player Oscar Cabrera died this Thursday of a heart attack, while performing an effort test to return to the game, suffering a faint from which he did not wake up.

The information was given by the sports chronicler Héctor Gómez, through his social networks.

Cabrera was the nephew of the immense Hugo Cabrera, Immortal of Dominican Sports.

Cabrera, who in the country played in the Superior Basketball Tournament of the National District (TBS DN) with Mauricio Báez and San Lázaro, and in the National Basketball League (LNB) with Leones de Santo Domingo and Huracanes de Puerto Plata, had presented health problem in full action, while playing in the Spanish League in 2021.

On that occasion, Cabrera suffered a syncope (fainting) during a game of the Spanish Amateur Basketball League (EBA), fainting in the La Albericia pavilion when he was about to take the baseline and left the sports facility on a stretcher.

Cabrera, while taking a physical effort test this Thursday.

Cabrera arrived in Spain in September 2021 for his first experience in Europe. His career began at Daytona State College in the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association). Later, in his native Dominican Republic, he was with Leones de Santo Domingo.

After that, the escort left his country to defend the colors of Pato Basquete from Brazil, then joined Fast Break from Colombia. Immediately, the athlete returned home to dress in the jacket of San Lázaro and the Mauricio Báez club in the top tournament of the National District.

party suspended

Due to the death of Cabrera, the match between the Coloniales de San Lázaro and the CDP of Santiago, scheduled for today, is suspended. It was scheduled to be played in San Lázaro and will be reassigned for another date.

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