Alonzo Mourning | On and off the court

  • Alonzo and Tracy Mourning. PHOTO COURTESY OF ALONZO MOURNIN / ALONZO00 COUPLE HEALTH AMC

  • Tracy, left, and Alonzo Mourning were on hand front row for the dedication ceremony of Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High, or "ATM" as students call it, Biscayne Bay Campus, 2601 NE 151st St., Friday, April 16, 2010. Along with the Mournings was Gov. Crist and many school officials. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alonzo Mourning's retirement party was the hit on South Beach. Dwyane Wade and Alonzo Mourning. HAND OUT / TEAM00 MOURNINGPARTY PEOPLE HO

  • Alonzo Mourning, right, of the Miami Heat, and New York Knicks' Charles Oakley grapple during a fight in the closing seconds of Game 4 of the first round playoff series Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Madison Square Garden in New York. MARK LENNIHAN / STF

  • Alonzo Mourning, left, of the Miami Heat, and New York Knicks' Larry Johnson exchange swings as Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy moves in, right, during the final seconds of their first round playoff game at New York's Madison Square Garden Thursday, April 30, 1998. DAN HULSHIZER / STF

  • Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning scuffles with Chicago Bulls forward Dennis Rodman during the fourth quarter of the Eastern Conference finals at the Miami Arena on Monday, May 26, 1997. The Heat defeated the Bulls 87-80. JEFFREY BOAN / STF

  • Alonzo Mourning of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy after their Game 6 victory of the 2006 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 20, 2006 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. ANDREW D. BERNSTEIN / CONTRIBUTOR

  • Miami Heat centers Alonzo Mourning (33) and Shaquille O'Neal (32) head out to the court after a timeout in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, March 12, 2006 in Miami. WILFREDO LEE / STF

  • Miami Heat's Alonzo Mourning stands on crutches in the exit way of Miami Arena watching his team in the final moments against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, Feb. 21, 1997. Mourning injured his foot in the second half. HANS DERYK / STAFF

  • Alonzo Mourning is all smiles during a news conference welcoming him to the Miami Heat on Friday, Nov. 3, 1995. Mourning was acquired in a trade with the Charlotte Hornets. ALAN DIAZ / STRINGER

  • Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning complains to the ref after being called for a foul as as the Cavaliers' LeBron James looks on during second-quarter action Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006. JEFFREY BOAN / STAFF

  • Heat center Alonzo Mourning lets his happiness show after hitting a big shot during the second half against the Chicago Bulls at Miami Arena on April 16, 1997. DAVID BERGMAN / Herald Staff

  • Alonzo Mourning talks about health and fitness as Dr. Mehmet Oz, cofounder of the HealthCorps program, looks on during a visit to the Overtown Youth Center, March 30, 2012, in Overtown. The HealthCorps program offers classes on nutrition, fitness, cooking, and mental development for youths at the center. DANIEL BOCK / Miami Herald File, 2012

  • Alonzo Mourning and Micky Arison during trophy presentation after defeating the Pacers in Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on Monday, June 3, 2013. Al Diaz / Staff Photo

  • Miami Heat coach Pat Riley, left, leads Alonzo Mourning off the court after Mourning received two technicals and was ejected during the fourth quarter against the New Jersey Nets on Friday night, March 15, 2002, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Nets beat the Heat 97-78. BILL KOSTROUN / AP

  • Alonzo Mourning looks over at Miami Heat coach Pat Riley on Nov. 3, 1995, during a press conference to introduce Mourning, who was acquired in a trade with the Charlotte Hornets. The Miami Herald's front-page headline when the center was acquired: "Wake up, it's Mourning". DAVID BERGMAN / STAFF PHOTO

  • Miami Heat president Pat Riley, right, joins Tim Hardaway, Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade as the team honored its Olympic gold medalists at AmericanAirlines Arena on Jan. 31, 2009. AL DIAZ / STAFF PHOTO

  • Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade ham it up.

  • Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade.

  • Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning gets a hug from former teammate Tim Hardaway during Mourning's jersey retirement ceremony on Monday, March 30, 2009 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. JOE RIMKUS JR. / STAFF PHOTO

  • Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning gets a handshake from former teammate Tim Hardaway during Mourning's jersey retirement ceremony on Monday, March 30, 2009 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. JOE RIMKUS JR. / STAFF PHOTO

  • Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning and as his wife watch as his jersey is retired during halftime of a game against the Orlando Magic on Monday, March 30, 2009 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. JOE RIMKUS JR. / STAFF PHOTO

  • Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning celebrates a play during Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks on June 20, 2006 at the AmericanAirlines Center in Dallas, Texas. JEFF HAYNES / GETTY IMAGES

  • Former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning's retired jersey heads to the rafters during a halftime ceremony of a game between the Heat and Orlando Magic on Monday, March 30, 2009 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. JOE RIMKUS JR. / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alonzo Mourning shows off his autobiography. NISSA BENJAMIN / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Alonzo Mourning is shown during Miami Heat Media Day on Oct. 2, 2006. AL DIAZ / MIAMI HERALD STAFF / Al Diaz / Miami Herald Staff