After nine days on ventilator due to coronavirus, Pistons scout Maury Hanks back home

Pistons scout Maury Hanks
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Pistons scout Maury Hanks – who previously worked for the Nets and Raptors – was hospitalized due to coronavirus.

Now comes good news.

Marc Robbins of WFSB-TV:

Brad Botkin of CBS Sports:

After battling the coronavirus for nine days on a ventilator inside the Intensive Care Unit at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, beloved Detroit Pistons scout Maury Hanks has been released from the hospital and is resting comfortably at home, CBS Sports confirmed on Saturday.

Hanks will now self-quarantine for two weeks in his home as his full recovery hopefully continues to move in a positive direction.

Pistons big Christian Wood reportedly received multiple coronavirus tests in order to be cleared. I wonder whether Hanks will get that comforting closure or, like most people, just have to wait out an asymptomatic period.

Either way, Hanks is clearly heading in the right direction, and that’s a welcome update.