Isaiah Austin Gets Honorary NBA Draft Following Career-Ending Marfan Syndrome Diagnosis
The NBA bestowed a very special honor to Isaiah Austin during yesterday’s 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 20-year-old former Baylor Bears star, who was forced to give up playing basketball on a competitive level earlier this week when he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, was honored with an honorary draft pick Thursday by NBA Commissioner It was only a few days ago that Austin announced his career-ending diagnosis.
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