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On 09/28/2011 02:46 PM in NBA

SABONIS STABLE AFTER HEART ATTACK

KAUNAS, Lithuania -- Basketball Hall of Famer Arvydas Sabonis is in stable condition after suffering a heart attack.

Doctors in Sabonis' hometown of Kaunas, Lithuania, said Wednesday that the former NBA player is in intensive care, but the heart attack is not life-threatening.

The 46-year-old Sabonis was taken to a hospital Tuesday night after going into cardiac arrest while playing basketball.

Sabonis helped the Soviet Union win gold at the 1988 Olympics, beating the United States in the semifinals. The 7-foot-3 center played seven seasons for the Portland Trail Blazers between 1995-2003.

He was recently inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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