Isaiah Austin Diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome

Former Baylor Center and projected late-first round pick Isaiah Austin received some unfortunate news recently. News that put his NBA aspirations to rest once and for all, just days before they were about to become a reality. Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that could lead to heart complications.

In light of the disheartening news, Baylor coach Scott Drew told reporters he hopes Austin returns to Baylor to finish his degree and later, join the coaching staff.

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