Former Blazer Bonzi Wells suffers heart attack

PORTLAND, Ore. – Former Portland Trail Blazers guard Bonzi Wells says he recently survived a heart attack.

Wells, who is 40, made the announcement in an Instagram post.

“I wanna thank these ladies for saving my life. They went above and beyond to make sure I would be ok. I suffered a heart attack @40 but I’m home and feeling good thanks to all that called and prayed for me,” Wells said in the post.

Wells was a prominet player on the notorious Jail Blazers team in the early 2000s. He was most recently seen on the court this summer during the inaugural season for BIG3, a 3-on-3 basketball league that featured many former NBA players.

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