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Experts: Curry and Thompson Were Probably Concussed

Chris Nowinski, a co-director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at Boston University, recenty told the Associated Press that the fact that Golden State Warriors Stephan Curry and Klay Thompson did not mmediately get up after being hit in the head during recent games was probably a sign that they were concussed. Furthermore, both…
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Concussions — They Are Not Just for Football, Hockey and Soccer Players

The NBA season is lurking around the corner. And so, too, are more concussion stories. Whether it is greater awareness of head injuries or a byproduct of bigger and stronger athletes, it doesn’t matter. They are happening. Chicago Bulls Guard Kirk Hinrich was the latest to fall victim to a severe head injury, which came in the…
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Coach Slams NBA’s Concussion Policy, Says Concussed Players Should Have ‘Say-So’

The dynamic between a coach wanting his player to compete, regardless of whether the player’s well-being was at risk, was on full and sickening display over the weekend. New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams ripped the NBA’s concussion policy after center Anthony Davis, the league’s No. 1 draft pick, missed a game for evaluation purposes…
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