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  • After diagnosis, Baylor University star highlights Marfan Syndrome

    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.
  • 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...

    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...

    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,"...