HoopsHype Luther "Ticky" Burden rumors

July 11, 2014 Updates

Former New York Knicks guard Luther "Ticky" Burden has a rare heart disease and is being treated at a Manhattan hospital. The 61-year-old Burden has ATTR amyloidosis, a disease that causes the body's immune system to produce abnormal forms of antibodies. Dr. Mathew Maurer is treating Burden and says the ex-player has been "ravaged." USA Today Sports

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