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Gilbert's Shoulder Healing; He's Itching To Play Guard At UConn

Gilbert's Shoulder Healing; He's Itching To Play Guard At UConn

STORRS – Playing in a game that is not known for its defense – in fact, 248 points were scored — Alterique Gilbert still played his way, bringing pressure the way he did at Miller Grove High.

He was going for the steal, but suddenly collapsed to the floor at Barclays Center, clutching his left shoulder.

"Once it happened, I knew exactly what it was," said Gilbert, who had dislocated his shoulder before. "I was like, 'Oh man, not again.' … I just swiped down at the ball. The ball was coming up, its force overruled mine and it popped out."

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