"Of course, our family is deeply concerned," the family said in a statement. "However, we have spent nearly three decades fighting children's cancer and know
well the incredible advances that are being made in oncology treatments, as well as the power of love,
prayer, support, and positivity." "We have all been moved by the outpouring of support for our entire family since the news broke."
"Your help is much appreciated; it is welcomed as an essential part of beating cancer one day at a time." Our family is confronting Eric's diagnosis in the only way we know how.
And we're all in this together."Eric, Laura, Andrew, and Sarah Montross made the statement.
Montross acts as aWhile working as a radio analyst for North Carolina games, he also worked in the athletic fundraising office.
He left the NBA after eight years after being selected ninth overall by Boston in the 1994 NBA Draft.
According to his family, Eric Montross, a former Indiana state high school basketball champion with Lawrence North and NCAA champion at North Carolina, has been diagnosed with cancer.