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Portland Trail Blazer forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been going through rehab since his hip surgery in May and although he reports he no longer needs crutches, is gaining mobility and started strengthening activity, he was hospitalized with a deadly blood virus. This comes from his blog LA’s Rehab Central: But, this past week was a [...]
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LaMarcus Aldridge underwent hip surgery in May, which eliminated him from consideration for the Olympic team, but as he revealed on his Blazers.com blog (dubbed L.A.’s Rehab Central) on Friday, he came down with something last Saturday that could have eliminated him from more than the Olympics. L.A. explains the scary details:
On Saturday I came down with a blood virus. I quickly...
One week ago, to no knowledge of anyone besides those closest to LaMarcus Aldridge and members of the Portland Trailblazers organization, the power forward checked himself into the hospital feeling incredibly sick, thinking he may have only food poisoning or an extremely bad cold. But no no no, he has a deadly blood virus. Here [...]
LaMarcus Aldridge was hospitalized for two days last Saturday due to a blood virus.
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