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Zeke Upshaw, who played for Pistons’ minor-league affiliate, dies after collapsing on court

Zeke Upshaw

Zeke Upshaw – a 26-year-old player for the Grand Rapids Drive, the Pistons’ minor-league affiliate – died today after collapsing on the court during a game Saturday.


What a tragedy.

A Chicago native, Upshaw played collegiately at Illinois State and Hofstra. He played overseas a couple years and was trying to work his way up in professional basketball.