Found December 22, 2011 on Bloguin Best:
Adrian Wojnarowski (wojyahoonba) on Twitter via kwout Chuck Hayes was all set to sign a four-year, $21 million deal with the Sacramento Kings when something went wrong with his physical. We heard rumors of heart issues and suddenly people were worried that a second NBA player would have be sideline with a serious heart condition (Jeff Green will miss the season due to an aortic aneurism). Yesterday, there were reports of the specific problem. I am still working for further confirmation, but I have been told by two sources close to the situation that Chuck Hayes failed his physical exam because he was diagnosed with Pericarditis, an inflammation of the sac that surrounds the heart. Hayes was clearly unhappy with what he'd heard from the doctors he'd seen so far, so he went to the best of the best. The Cleveland Clinic is consistently ranked as the top cardiac center in the United States. So when the doctors there say "he does not have a heart problem," that ten...

Free-agent F/C Hayes doesn't have heart issue, after all

Free-agent center Chuck Hayes can resume basketball activities after doctors ruled that he doesn't have a heart problem, contrary to what doctors from the Sacramento Kings concluded.Hayes had signed a four-year, $21-million deal with the Kings earlier in the preseason, but the team voided the deal after Hayes was apparently found to have a heart abnormality during an echo stress...

Chuck Hayes re-signs with Kings

Three days ago, the Sacramento Kings voided the four-year contract with former Kentucky great Chuck Hayes because of a failed physical exam. Tonight the NBA club announced that Hayes had reached a "multi-year" agreement in principle with the Kings after receiving medical clearance earlier from the Cleveland Clinic.

Kings’ GM Geoff Petrie issues statement on re-signing of Chuck Hayes

When the Sacramento Kings dropped the news that they were voiding the contract of recently-signed free agent center Chuck Hayes, it was depressing for multiple reasons, not the least of which was legitimate concern for the health of Hayes himself. But after seeking a second opinion and getting clearance to play, the story, for now,…

Hayes' reps: Clinic exams show no heart issues

Chuck Hayes, whose contract was voided by the Sacramento Kings after he failed a physical, was cleared by doctors from the Cleveland Clinic after a series of heart tests, according to a statement from Hayes' public-relations representatives.

Rockets Reach Out To Chuck Hayes

The Kings voided Chuck Hayes' $21.3 million, four-year contract.

Kings and Chuck Hayes agree to new deal

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a contract with forward Chuck Hayes just days after voiding a deal because of a failed physical. Kings president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie announced the multiyear agreement Thursday night. Terms were not immediately available. The Kings voided a $21.3 million, four-year contract with Hayes on Monday, saying he failed a [...]

Chuck Hayes?

Think Adelman might be trying to get Hayes? His price probably just dropped. Tough for him that a possibly mistaken doctor's eval cost him millions. He's a FA, right? We'd have to dump Randolph for sure, and who else? I'm not advocating necessarily that we add to our big man glut, just that Adelman must surely like him. Chuck Hayes Cleared To Play, Goes Back...

Kings, Hayes agree days after first voided deal

The Sacramento Kings have agreed to a contract with forward Chuck Hayes just days after voiding a deal because of a failed physical.

Cleared to play, Hayes returns to Kings

The Kings' search for a frontcourt defender ended where it started. Veteran forward- center Chuck Hayes was pronounced fit to resume his NBA career by doctors at the renowned Cleveland Clinic after initial tests detected a heart abnormality.

Kings expect Hayes back after specialist declares his heart healthy

The Sacramento Kings appear ready to add Chuck Hayes to their roster after he was told by specialists at the Cleveland Clinic this morning that he has no heart problems and can resume his professional basketball career. Chuck Hayes is undergoing tests on his heart.

Friday Bullets

The Cleveland Clinic spent a day with Chuck Hayes and declared his heart perfectly sound. Meanwhile, the Kings doctors had nearly a week with the guy and thought his heart was such a big worry his contract would have be voided, which it was. Now that he is back in a Kings uniform, with an extra million or so dollars in his pocket for his troubles, one big question is: will he ever...
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