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What is Marfan Syndrome and why does it stop you from playing basketball?

by Guest105178  |  6 years, 4 month(s) ago

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NBA prospect Isaiah Austin suffers from it and will not be able to play in the NBA. Why is that?

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  1. Kuljit Grewal
    When NBA commissioner Adam Silver honoured Isaiah Austin at the 2014 NBA draft it was a truly classy move. The diagnosis delivered to the 20 year old only days earlier of Marfan Syndrome weakens the body's connective tissues. Beyond this, the following are common symptoms: weakened blood vessels, eye issues, heart disease, skeletal issues and weakness. Such issues would make sports life threatening.

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