A recent study that looked at herniated disc injuries in NBA players pointed out an interesting fact: Out of basketball’s 5 positions, center was the No. 1 position for disc injuries and these players were most likely to require surgery. Point guards were the least likely to suffer this injury.
The NBA play-offs are like a battle of attrition. It’s almost like watching the NFL. Teams plagued by injuries are falling off one by one. Kyrie Irving is struggling with a mid-foot sprain, while LeBron is battling an ankle sprain. Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls is combatting knee issues and now just in the last game, we saw him holding his arm like he had a stinger or burner.
The patients and staff at Akron Children’s Hospital aren’t shy when it comes to expressing how they feel about LeBron James’ return to northeast Ohio. Welcome home!