Originally written on Busted Coverage  |  Last updated 2/2/13

CSN Houston Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was carted off the court in Houston on Saturday night during his team’s game against the Rockets. Bobcats’ head coach Mike Dunlap said Kidd-Gilchrist was talking and moving his extremities when he left the arena in an ambulance. While defending on a fast-break by Houston, Kidd-Gilchrist fell awkwardly after contesting a layup by Toney Douglas. As he was falling to the court, Kidd-Gilchrist took a knee to the back of the head from teammate Jeff Taylor. Here’s the video of the scary contact: Kidd-Gilchrist did not move after falling to the floor. He stayed down for more than five minutes, as the training staffs of both teams came to his aid. He was placed on a stretcher and carted off the court to a polite ovation from the stunned crowd. He was taken to a local hospital via ambulance. Dunlap delivered the news that Kidd-Gilchrist had movement and speech in a post-game interview. Charlotte will update his condition after doctors examine him. The Rockets defeated the Bobcats, 109-95. [@MikeGillie14 ; @bobcats] Filed under: Basketball

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