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Marc Spears: Dwight's knee is bone on bone

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, Dec 10, 2014.

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  1. Carl Herrera

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    "The problem was the cartilage was wearing down," the 29-year-old Howard said. "I have been playing basketball for a very long time. When you have the bone rubbing on bone it just brings a lot of pain. Every step or every movement I was making, it was just a lot of pain. I didn't want to put myself or my teammates through that by trying to play through that.

    https://twitter.com/spearsnbayahoo/status/542843621544693760
     
  2. HTown_TMac

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    Thought of Brandon Roy :(
     
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    maybe he doesn't opt out in july '16 afterall
     
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    Look at the bright side, no one is going to offer him a 4 year max next year now

    It's really odd for him to be having bone on bone though, he hasn't had any removed has he? Brandon Roy had all his cartilage removed
     
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    Bone on Bone? That pretty much means he is nearing his playing days,
     
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    May never play a full season again.
     
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    uhhhh what!?!?!

    this is pretty much career ending isnt it?
     
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    Why is clutchfans not panicking? I don't get it, I would have expected a 50 page discussion by now.
     
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    Yeah, how do you get to bone on bone when you're 29 and never had any knee surgeries? Ewing got his knees scoped lots of times and I don't ever remember him having this issue.
     
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    time to inject that stuff made out of chicken combs?
     
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    After the emotional rollercoaster of dealing with Yao being forced into retirement due to injury..... I'm not sure I'm ready to deal with this again.. :(
     
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    Quick! Name some players who were diagnosed as 'bone to bone' who came back to be a key player for their respective teams! ANYONE?
     
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    Move DMo to a starting C. Give Dwight 20-25 productive mpg for the rest of his tenure here.
     
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    We're in denial
     
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    my week has been further ruined
     
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    I wish I was. I just want to roll up into a ball and cry.
     
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    :eek:

     
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    Amare Stoudemire, after microfracture?
     
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