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Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 at 10:00 am  |  29 responses

Checking in on Gerald Wallace

by Marcel Mutoni

The Bobcats’ high-flying forward, Gerald Wallace, took an inadvertent elbow from Mikki Moore this past Friday and had to be taken off the floor on a stretcher.

It was a frightening moment, as he laid motionless on the ground for a good 15 minutes.

Wallace suffered a grade 3 concussion and probably couldn’t tell you which day of the week it is.

Wallace has had drowsiness, headaches and soreness in the neck and jaw — all post-concussion symptoms

He’s expected to meet with a neurologist this week for a bunch of tests.

Before the injury, G-Wallace was enjoying a career year. Here’s to a speedy recovery.

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  • http://www.tasa201.wordpress.com Tariq

    For a truly frightening moment, look up Arsenal’s Eduardo.

  • http://tadone.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    They said this was his 4th in 4 years. I’m not sure if I had ever heard of this in the NBA.

  • Ken

    I say let him sit out the rest of the season. The betcats aren’t making the playoffs, so why risk it? 4 concussions in 4 years is no joke. And this is coming from somebody who owns him in fantasy ball.

  • http://slamonline.com Russ Bengtson

    Someone needs to check on BETCATS.

  • http://www.freewebs.com/betcats BETCATS

    good god

  • http://tadone.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    BET sometimes posts like he has a concussion.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Ryan Jones

    You missed an in-depth discussion of Eduardo’s near limb loss on my Russell Westbrook post yesterday, Tariq. I’m still nauseous thinking about it.

  • http://www.freewebs.com/betcats BETCATS

    im crying myself to sleep from now on

  • FLUD

    Not as frightening as gettin’ a head injury. I’ll give ya disgusting but that’s it.

  • http://whitehoteboysworld.blogspot.com white hot eboy

    Since Gerald wears shoulder pads already, couldn’t he wear a helmet for protection in the future? That really sucks for dude.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Ryan Jones

    Flud: His foot almost FELL OFF.

  • http://tadone.blogspot.com/ TADOne

    Ok, I seriously need to look at this video now. Is it on Youtube?

  • http://whitehoteboysworld.blogspot.com Eboy

    I think the term we American’s would use is “Pu*sy Foot”.

  • http://www.freewebs.com/betcats BETCATS

    eboy?

  • Randy Brown

    What was Mikki Moore thinking? That had to be a frustation swing of the elbows, because he couldn’t be thinking that was his way out of a double-team

  • http://fjsdklf.com Jukai

    What’s with these rash of Mutombo tribute moves?

  • http://myspace.com cdro

    i like charlottes chances for next season. adam morrison for dropping 25 per.

  • http://myspace.com cdro

    i like charlottes chances for next season. adam morrison for dropping 25 per.

  • http://www.mybleedingfingertips.blogspot.com/ Myles Brown

    He might need to retire. Isnt this like his fourth concussion?

  • Krayzie Bone

    The worst one i remember was that one where malone koed the admiral. Gross. Still, nothing is scarrier than Clint Malarchuk or Richard Zednick.

  • http://www.myspace.com/hemantsbeats what

    I’m amazed that Mikki Moore’s skinny ass can actually throw elbows that hurt people. The worst injuries I have ever seen still belong to Willis McGahee in the fiesta bowl and the Broncos backup QB in that game against the Vikings when his pinkie was pointing sideways.

  • http://www.youtube.com/tripledouble TripleDouble

    Oh my god… I saw a picture of the Eduardo injury on youTube and that was enough. . . I don’t need to se that in motion picture… did this just happen to him in the last couple of days?? Arsenal will miss him… Ryan, is this career threatening or ending?

  • http://google.com davidR

    youtubed the eduardo thing.. probably the most gruesome injury ive seen:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=-iE04I7BBes

  • anders

    the doctor were discussing if they needed to amputate his foot.. that’s damn seroius.. but he’s expected to recover…

  • http://kayceonline.com/blog/category/basketball-related/ Kevin

    still haven’t seen this play in action, now still don’t want to.

  • Lz – Cphfinest3

    For all your gore loving guys; Look up Henrik “Henke” Larsson (might be just one “s”) injury, a lot like Eduardo it’s just a lot further up the leg.. scary..

  • http://slamonline.com Pro

    Eduardo’s injury is career threatening right now, hopefully he’ll be back sometime next season. Its unlikely hes ever going to be the same again though.

  • Rob Paxon

    One of my favs, certainly wish him a speedy and full recovery.

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