Watch Isaiah Austin Diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome Ending NBA Career News Video

22 sec read

“Second-round prospect and former Baylor big man Isaiah Austin announced Sunday that he has a condition known as Marfan syndrome which will end his dream of playing in the NBA.

“From Baylor’s official statement: Former Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with a career-ending medical condition.

“Genetic testing as part of preparation for the 2014 NBA Draft revealed that Austin suffers from Marfan syndrome.

“…Marfan syndrome is caused by a genetic mutation that leads to problems in connective tissues throughout the body.

“One feature of Marfan syndrome is aortic enlargement, which can be life-threatening. According to The Marfan Foundation, about one in 5,000 people have Marfan syndrome.”

-YT

Author

Watch Comedian Tiffany Haddish Receives Backlash for Visit to…

“Tiffany Haddish has sparked uproar online with her Israel trip, with the visit causing the comedian to lose over 14,000 Instagram followers in less...
JM
16 sec read

Watch New ‘Dune: Part 2’ Jeremy Jahns Movie Review…

“A remarkable proportion of Denis Villeneuve’s epic science-fiction sequel, Dune: Part Two, is about giant worms racing through the desert at breakneck speed. “They...
JM
20 sec read

Watch AIDS Activist Hydeia Broadbent Dead at 39 Celeb…

“Hydeia Broadbent, known for raising awareness to lessen the stigma around HIV/AIDS from a young age, has died at 39 years old. She was...
JM
16 sec read