A Detroit Pistons worker is battling the coronavirus and within the ideas of many within the basketball group.
Japanese Tennessee State basketball coach Steve Forbes shared on Wednesday night time that Pistons scout Maury Hanks is “preventing” the virus and wishes some thoughts and prayers.
Our prayers are needed tonight for my good good friend Maury Hanks, who has loved a life-long association with the game of basketball in school and the NBA. He is preventing the #coronavirus and wishes our assist. #Bigs He has so many pals & he needs all of our=#SonnyBoy pic.twitter.com/wR8N4PUjIa
— Steve Forbes (@ForbesETSUhoops) March 26, 2020
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski noted that many are pulling for Hanks.
Maury Hanks is a well-respected scout with the Detroit Pistons. He’s additionally labored in the NBA with the Nets and Raptors and coached for decades in school ball. He’s in a battle right now with the coronavirus. Lots of people on all levels of ball are pulling for him. https://t.co/3IxSbNd24m
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 26, 2020
Previous to the Pistons, Hanks labored for the Nets and Raptors. He had college stops at San Diego State and Drake, amongst others.