Well, um, exactly what it says on the tin. After a flagrant foul from Andrew Bynum in the fourth quarter of what ended up being Charlotte's fifth win in its last six games against the Lakers, Bobcats forward Gerald Wallace suffered a partially collapsed left lung and broken rib.
His left lung collapsed by about 30-40%, and they even needed to put a tube in to help it restore complete function.
Jeez. My thoughts and prayers are definitely with him as he attempts to recover from this devastating injury.
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I suspect it's a health issue. I've never cared for Lute, but I hate to see anyone in poor health. I'm totally WAG'ing here, but he built this program from scratch and like cubsfan said - the scenario with O'Neill and letting Josh Pastner et al.