April 17, 2024

NBA champion injured by a dog: 21 stitches!

In the world of top-level sport, injury is an integral part of everyday life. A dreaded occurrence, it lurks close to athletes, even off the pitch when they least expect it. This festive season, basketball player Aaron Gordon has had the bitter experience. The Denver Nuggets winger was bitten by a dog on December 25, his franchise informed us on Wednesday. And the injuries caused…

In the world of top-level sport, injury is an integral part of everyday life. A dreaded occurrence, it lurks close to athletes, even off the pitch when they least expect it. This festive season, basketball player Aaron Gordon has had the bitter experience. The Denver Nuggets winger was bitten by a dog on December 25, his franchise informed us on Wednesday. And the injuries caused by this domestic accident are impressive, to say the least.

According to journalist Shams Charania, the former Orlando Magic s took part in his team’s victory over Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors, notching up a double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists). A starter in Colorado, this 2.03m big man played an active role in Denver’s title triumph last spring. Without him, the NBA champions will host the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.