Clippers’ Statements Regarding the Passing of Team Physician Dr. Tony Daly

September 7, 2008
From Bill Dwyre of the Los Angeles Times: Tony Daly, a doctor for sports stars who became one in his own right because of this work, died Friday at his home in Beverly Hills after a six-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 74.

At the time of his death, Daly was director of sports medicine at the Diagnostic and Interventional Sports Care and Orthopedics center in Marina del Rey. He had been the Clippers' team doctor since the NBA franchise moved to Los Angeles in 1984. Read the full story

Statement from Los Angeles Clippers Owner and Chairman of the Board Donald T. Sterling on Friday's passing of Clippers long time team physician Dr. Tony Daly:
"Shelley (Mrs. Donald T. Sterling) and I wish to express our most profound sorrow for the huge loss the Daly family has suffered. Tony's accomplishments in his profession have been many; his contributions to the Clippers endless. First and foremost, though, the way his unique personality lifted everyone he met is what will be most remembered and most missed."

Statement from Los Angeles Clippers President Andy Roeser on Friday's passing of long-time Clippers team physician Dr. Tony Daly:
"We extend our deepest sympathies to Carla and the entire Daly family. Tony Daly has long been a huge contributor to our organization, but it will be the depth and warmth of his great friendship which will be impossible to replace."

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