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 went seven-for-eight in the first round, missing only on Philly. So let's try for Round 2. And I'm still a little bitter over my Woofies losing again, due to quite-possibly-nefarious means, so I'm booking this the way I would if I were David Stern: