Found June 02, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
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 became sick and had to be rushed to the hospital. I thought it was a case of bad food or a bad cold, but I was wrong. It turned out to be a very serious virus that if not treated quickly could actually be deadly! One thing I know for sure is that I’ve never felt worse in my life and there were times I wasn’t really sure where I was going. Thankfully I had a lot of family support and great medical care that helped me fight through it and now I’ve turned the corner and I’m feeling much better.
Aldridge, who missed the Blazers’ final eight games this season with that hip injury, also underwent a heart procedu...
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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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