Report: Cavs Insider Releases Update on Dan Gilbert’s Recovery From Stroke

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It has been more than a week since Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was admitted to a hospital in the Detroit area after suffering a stroke.

He continues to be hospitalized in the hopes of recovering fully as soon as possible, as reported by

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert will not be with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2019 NBA Draft and won’t be involved in the process leading up to June 20 either, continuing to focus on his recovery following a stroke on May 26, league sources told”

But Gilbert’s recovery will not be that easy based on a recent statement from Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner.

“Dan’s recovery is a process that will take time — but we are all confident that he will meet this challenge head on as he always does,” Farner said.

Despite this, it appears that the 57-year old Cavs executive hasn’t lost his sense of humor.

Farner conveyed a story that Gilbert, still in the hospital, asked for “his favorite beverage,” but when he learned it was unavailable, “insisted that a review of the hospital’s beverage best-practices be completed.”

Gilbert’s lightheartedness despite his condition is a good sign for his family and friends as well as Cavs fans in general.

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Omar is a former staff writer with the King James Gospel. He is a Cavaliers fan who has followed the team from the Mark Price-led 1980s team to the LeBron era. Omar applauded the King's return to the Land and celebrated the team's first championship in 2016. He has pledged to defend the Land every chance he gets.