Joe Tait Update

The week legendary Cavaliers’ radio voice Joe Tait was scheduled to undergo heart surgery, illness brought him to the Cleveland Clinic earlier than expected.

Plain Dealer sportswriter Terry Pluto has more:

Veteran Cavaliers broadcaster Joe Tait was taken to Cleveland Clinic Sunday afternoon after suffering chest pains and dizziness.

People close to the Tait family say the Hall of Fame broadcaster felt very ill on Sunday, and doctors say he may have suffered a blood clot in his leg.

Tait is reported to be in the Clinic’s ICU, but Pluto says he’s “stablized” for now, as his doctors look at the next course of action.

WTAM/1100 sports director Mike Snyder and Cavs great Jim Chones have been subbing for Tait on the Cavaliers Radio Network, where both Tait and the team have previously said he hopes to return – sometime in 2011, was the hope…


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