CLEVELAND, OH - October 11, 2010 -
Cavaliers radio announcer Joe Tait experienced discomfort and chest pains during and following the Cavaliers game vs. the Rockets in Houston last night. Following the game, he was transported to The Methodist Hospital in Houston and accompanied by Cavaliers head athletic trainer Max Benton. Joe was admitted, treated and kept overnight for observation and testing. A diagnosis of pneumonia has been made. His condition is stable and he is receiving additional treatment and now resting more comfortably.
Joe is expected to remain at The Methodist Hospital for an additional day or so before returning to Ohio. Further updates on Joe's condition will be provided as appropriate. With no FS Ohio TV broadcast of tonight's Cavaliers game in Dallas vs. the Mavericks, Cavs TV play by play announcer Fred McLeod will fill in for Joe and handle the radio call of the game on WTAM 1100 AM.