Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons is "seriously ill" after suffering a stroke at his Florida home, according to a report by Showbiz 411's Roger Friedman. has now confirmed the Showbiz 411 report. We will keep you posted if there are any further developments concerning Clemons' condition.

The 69-year-old Clemons recently had to back out of playing the national anthem before Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks. However, that cancellation was due to a hand injury.

Clemons, known as the Big Man, has been a member of Springsteen's E Street Band since 1972. He also recently contributed to the new album 'Born This Way' by pop star Lady Gaga.

Update: Clemons underwent two brain surgeries and has suffered paralysis on the left side of his body, but is showing signs of improvement. Click here for our latest story on Clemons' condition.