Magic owner Rich DeVos in good condition after mild stroke last month

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Orlando Magic owner and Amway co-founder Rich DeVos is said to be in good condition after suffering a mild stroke last month.

DeVos was admitted to Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Aug. 19, Amway officials said in a statement. He underwent tests and was released from the hospital on Aug. 21.

One of DeVos' sons, Magic chairman Dan DeVos, said his father is recovering at home in Michigan and is "doing well."

"He hasn’t lost his sense of humor and continues to improve," Dan DeVos wrote in an e-mail message to the Orlando Sentinel. "It just takes some time to get his strength back.

"He is looking forward to getting back to Orlando and to the Magic games."

Rich DeVos, 86, attended at least five Magic home games last season, the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at Amway Center and the franchise's annual Orlando Magic Youth Foundation Black Tie & Tennies Gala. A registered nurse typically accompanied him to those events.

This summer, DeVos and members of his family met with finalists for the Magic's general manager and head-coaching positions.

In 1997, DeVos received a new heart during a transplant procedure in London.

jbrobbins@tribune.com. Read his blog at OrlandoSentinel.com/magicblog and follow him on Twitter at @JoshuaBRobbins.

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