DETROIT — Cavs owner Dan Gilbert tweeted an update Thursday evening following his son Nick’s brain surgery.
“Miracles do happen!After 8 long hrs of brain surgery & 48 hrs rest,Nick is recovering nicely. Endless gratitude to the many souls whose thoughts & prayers surely impacted positive outcome. Nick still has hurdles ahead but true hope is now alive.1st question:”Did
@cavs beat OKC?” “
Yes, Nick, they did!
The 21-year-old Gilbert was born with neurofibromatosis. It’s a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. The tumors are usually noncancerous.
Nick gained national attention during the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery.