Former Sun Player Suffers Heart Attack

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Margo Dydek (Noah Graham/National Basketball/Getty Images)

Margo Dydek (Noah Graham/National Basketball/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) _ Former WNBA player Margo Dydek has
suffered a heart attack and is in a medically induced coma in a
Brisbane hospital.

Basketball Australia said Friday that the 37-year-old
Poland-born Dydek, who played for the Utah Starzz, San Antonio
Silver Stars, Connecticut Sun and Los Angeles Sparks, suffered the
heart attack on Thursday.

Dydek, who is pregnant with her third child, had been working as
a coach for the Northside Wizards in the Queensland Basketball
League. She collapsed at her home in Brisbane and was taken by
ambulance to a hospital.

The 7-foot-2 Dydek was once said to be the tallest active
professional female basketball player in the world.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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