Isaiah Austin's NBA dreams crushed
Posted: Jun 23, 2014 10:26 PM EDT | Updated: Nov 6, 2014 3:43 AM EDT
Baylor center and highly touted NBA draft prospect Isaiah Austin received bad news during a routine pre-draft medical evaluation.
Genetic testing revealed that Austin suffers from Marfan Syndrome.
Marfan Syndrome is a genetic mutation that leads to problems with connective tissue and aortic enlargement which can be life-threatening.
Isaiah started 72 of 73 games for Baylor in the two years he played for the school.