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Isaiah Austin

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  • Recap: Baylor 80, McNeese State 39

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Baylor 80, McNeese State 39 Baylor 80, McNeese State 39: Newcomers Deng Deng, Lester Medford and Jonathan Motley all scored in double figures as the Bears blasted the visiting Cowboys in the season opener for both teams....
  • Baylor 80, McNeese State 39

    (Updated: CORRECTS to "Deng and Medford" in graph 2 DELETES extra word "the" in graph 4) Baylor 80, McNeese State 39: Newcomers Deng Deng,Lester Medford and Jonathan Motley all scored in double figures as the Bearsblasted the visiting Cowboys in the...
  • Preview: McNeese State at Baylor

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: McNeese State at Baylor Baylor is either rebuilding or reloading after losing three starters, 56 percent of its points and 52 percent of its rebounds from last season's NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 team. Coach Scott Drew,...
  • Rondo looks sharp in Celtics' victory

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Adds Rondo comment Rondo looks sharp in Celtics' victory BOSTON -- No preseason? No problem for Rajon Rondo. "He absolutely destroyed us Friday in practice," Boston Celtics coach...
  • Celtics 121, Nets 105

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange Celtics 121, Nets 105 BOSTON -- No preseason? No problem for Rajon Rondo. The Boston Celtics point guard, who missed the exhibition slate with a broken hand suffered in a household fall, scored...
  • NBA prospect Austin has Marfan syndrome

    NBA prospect Austin has Marfan syndrome
    Baylor center Isaiah Austin, an NBA hopeful, is ending his playing career after being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Marfan syndrome affects the body's connective tissue. According to the Mayo Clinic, complications from it...
  • Brooklyn Nets' Cory Jefferson is honoring former Baylor teammate Isaiah Austin

    Brooklyn Nets' Cory Jefferson is honoring former Baylor teammate Isaiah Austin
    Brooklyn Nets forward Cory Jefferson is using the Orlando Pro Summer League to honor a retired teammate. On June 26, Baylor center Isaiah Austin learned his basketball career was over. The Baylor forward was a projected first-round pick in the 2014...
  • After diagnosis, Baylor University star highlights Marfan Syndrome

    The towering height that helped 20-year-old Isaiah Austin shoot to the top ranks of the NBA draft this year also was a symptom of the genetic disorder that, less than one month ago, ended his pro career before it began. But the 7-foot-1-inch Baylor...
  • Baylor's Isaiah Austin has Marfan syndrome, won't be part of NBA draft

    Isaiah Austin made the right decision, but that doesn't mean it was easy. The 7-foot-1 former Baylor center pulled out of this week's NBA draft Sunday because of a rare genetic disorder known as Marfan syndrome, which affects his heart. “They...
  • As NBA teams make vibrant choices, so do the players — fashion-wise

    The Cleveland Cavaliers were late in making the first pick of the NBA draft, their dillydallying apparently not related to whom they would select but how they would explain the outfit Andrew Wiggins wore. "I almost changed my mind when I saw it,"...
  • NBA draft: Watch Isaiah Austin get picked even though he can't play

    Due to circumstances beyond his control, Isaiah Austin was not drafted by an NBA team Thursday night. But the former Baylor center still was able to live out part of his dream when he heard Commissioner Adam Silver call his name as a ceremonial pick...