June 4, 2010 in Sports

Wooden said gravely ill


LOS ANGELES – Former UCLA basketball coach and Hall of Famer John Wooden has been hospitalized.

The university said in an e-mail late Thursday night that Wooden is at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center but, per his family’s wishes, neither they nor anyone on the UCLA staff will comment on his condition.

Former UCLA star Bill Walton said earlier Thursday that he visited with the 99-year-old Wooden at the hospital two days ago.

The Los Angeles Times reported that Wooden was in “grave” condition.

Associated Press

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