CEDRIC CEBALLOS COVID FIGHT

Former Phoenix Suns player Cedric Ceballos posted this photo of himself wearing a breathing machine on Tuesday morning. Ceballos has been fighting COVID-19. 

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A former Phoenix Suns small forward is currently battling COVID-19 in ICU. 

Cedric Ceballos, who played with the Suns from 1990-1994, posted on his Twitter page asking for prayers as he battles the COVID-19 virus. Ceballos was drafted by the Suns in 1990 and was apart of the 1992-93 Suns Finals team. He also won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest while blindfolded in 1992.

Ceballos posted a photo on his Twitter page of himself Tuesday morning with a breathing machine attached to his face. "On my 10th day in ICU, COVID-19 is officially kicking my butt, I am asking ALL family, friends, prayer warriors, healers for your prayers and well wishes for my recovery," said Ceballos. "If I have done anything to you in the past, allow me to publicly apologize. My fight is not done...Thx." 

The Phoenix Suns Twitter page responded to Ceballos' message, telling him "Stay strong, Ced! Our thoughts and prayers are with you." Many fellow athletes have shown support for Ceballos, including former NFL star Terrell Owens, former NBA player Ron Harper and more.  


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