Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 9/21/12
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PHOENIX -- At 6-foot-11, Channing Frye does not have an easy time with physical exams as it is. His stride is so long that he hits the front of the treadmill during the stress test that measures heart response, and he almost bumps his head on the ceiling. The exam he took two weeks ago was one he really hated: It showed an enlarged heart that could end Fryes season and perhaps, in a worst case scenario, his career. Being realistic, our expectation is that he may well miss the season, Suns president Lon Babby said Friday, but the priority is on his well-being. Frye, 29, was looking forward to an increased role this season, both on the floor and as locker-room presence, in the absence of veteran playmakers and team leaders Steve Nash and Grant Hill. Frye heard the criticism of the team's offseason moves, and he was anxious to play a part in proving them ill-founded. That changed after an initial diagnosis was confirmed at the Mayo Clinic earlier this week. Frye is to limit himself...
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