They don’t like missing games

Bethune coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis gave birth to a boy, but was able to watch the game her team was playing from a livestream feed. Her husband, NBA official Ed Lewis, walked to the arena, caught the game, and came back:

(AP) — Bethune Cookman women’s coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis and her husband, veteran NBA official Eric Lewis, don’t like missing basketball games.

So after Blair-Lewis gave birth to a baby boy – Blair Eric Lewis – a few hours before Monday’s game against Howard, she watched the game on the school’s livestream feed from her hospital bed a few blocks away. Her husband did make the walk over from the hospital to watch the game and then came back to his family.

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