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Calvert Hall graduate Damion Lee back to putting up big numbers for Drexel
Calvert Hall graduate Damion Lee back to putting up big numbers for Drexel

Damion Lee felt the pop in his knee as soon as he landed. An Arizona defender had cut off Lee’s baseline drive, so the 6-foot-6 Drexel guard worked back towards the free-throw line before attempting an ill-fated jump stop. Lee’s knee buckled when he landed. He felt the pop. He heard it, too, that unmistakable, disgusting noise familiar to anyone who has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Lee received the diagnosis from a doctor around a week later. He had torn his ACL, ending his promising junior season. Reconstructive knee surgery was needed, and it would be close to a year before Lee would be cleared to play basketball without any restrictions. “In the...

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