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Tore his ACL, per Parrish and Goodman. Feel terrible for the kid.
Nerlens Noel tore his ACL. He's done for the season.
UK announced Nerlens Noel tore his ACL last night. Out for the season. Feel horrible for him.
sucks for him. I wonder if he'll still go into the draft and if a team will take him high because of his potential.
The first time MSU basketball aired in France the French surrendered to Tom Izzo just to be safe.
Now the question is....does he stay an extra year or turns pro despite the injury?
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He gone and yes, someone will take him.
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Terrible news. Kid plays really hard. Hope he still gets his shot. That injury looked bad enough that some thought his leg might have broken as well. This is a case where an ACL tear wasn't the worst case scenario.
Anyone. Anyplace. Anytime.
Have communicated with a couple NBA guys regarding Nerlens Noel. They feel he'll still be taken anywhere from No. 1 to fifth in June Draft.
If the above is true, then I'd say he gone.
That NBA age rule has to go. It literally took millions of dollars away from this guy.
Kyrie Irving seemed to do fine.
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Kid will still be a Top 3 pick
Guaranteed he has an insurance policy.
If he comes back then UK will have a roster better than the Anthony Davis/Kidd Ghilchrist team
Hope so for his sake.
Same with Dawson. Thing is, how will he look after he returns from surgery?
Well now thy I think about it, Irving only hit his toe or something, but when I mean "fine" I don't think his draft stock, like Irving's will fall any where outside the top 5
Ya, sucks for him. Seemed like a good kid from what i've heard.
In the lottery, too. He'll still be a zillynaire, and maybe he won't get stuck playing for the worst team in the NBA. Tearing an ACL might have been a good career move.
Predicting ACL recoveries based on others is stupid.
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From the replays I saw, I was thinking he did broke the ends of the tibia and patella as well.
I think it should go, too. All it does is make great players fake being a college student for a semester. I'd rather see them go straight to the NBA and leave college for college players. And, for the handful of dumbasses who jump early and fail--too bad, 99% of them wouldn't have gotten a degree anyway.
Sounded ominous when they reported they had taken him to the hospital for x-rays, as opposed to an MRI.
Just as an FYI regarding evaluation of an injury such as this.
Xrays are always done immediately if there is enough clinically concern of fracture (typically great difficulty bearing weight). Xrays are very good at determining whether there is a displaced fracture in the knee, but the subtle fracturing seen with an ACL injury is not typically discernible by X-ray. They probably saw that he had a joint effusion (bleeding into the joint immediately after the trauma), but that is usually the only radiographic abnormality associated with an ACL injury.
The MRI is generally a next day test because most centers don't have 24 hour MRI with the exception of cases that are truly emergent (Strokes, etc). With an ACL tear that is a classic pattern of bone bruising/non-displaced fracturing that is present in the vast majority of cases. These include bruising/non-displaced fracture of the posterior lateral tibia, bone bruising/slightly impacted fracture of the lateral femur, and bone bruising of the posterior medial tibia. In some cases the tip of the fibula is also broken though this is far less common.
Additional soft tissue injuries that are often seen in conjunction with an ACL tear include MCL sprain, posterior horn lateral meniscus tear, and less commonly posterior horn medial meniscus tear. The MCL sprain and lateral meniscus tear are almost always present.
Hope this helps.
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