Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 9/26/13
The NBA season is still more than a month away, and I can’t take my eyes off of my left knee. Specifically, the four inch scar that begins at the bottom of my kneecap and the two small hole-sized scars on either side.   It’s amazing what little remains of the two surgeries on my knee. Sure, it won’t ever be 100 percent healthy again, but I’m still amazed at how far we’ve come in the medical world. An injury that would end a career or severely hinder a person mere decades ago, is now a blip in the grand scheme of life as we know it today.   But there’s still one injury that frankly, scares the s* out of me. Tearing my ACL. Aside from the most obvious reason -- that it must hurt like hell -- it’s the aftermath that worries me.   The arduous months of rehab. The sheer pain of it. The uncertainty.   Now imagine that your entire season rests in the recovery from ACL surgery. For Boston Celtics (and Chicago Bulls) fans, there’s no need to imagine. It’s reality.   But while Derrick Rose sh...
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