Jaylen Brown Injury: Boston Celtics wing entered into NBA’s concussion protocol

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Boston Celtics wing Jaylen Brown took a scary fall on Thursday against the Minnesota Timberwolves,nfl jerseys wholesale  losing his grip on the rim and flipping head over heels to the floor. Brown landed on his shoulder (and his neck, to a certain extent), and the Target Center crowd went quiet while he stayed down for several minutes, before walking off under his own power.

After the game, Brown tweeted that he was appreciative of all the support and “ok,” but that he had a headache.

On Friday, the Celtics — to no one’s real surprise — announced Brown will enter the NBA’s concussion protocol. The team’s PR account tweeted updates will be provided “as appropriate.”nfl jerseys china
After his injury, Brown was examined by Minnesota team doctors before being taken to the hospital.

The NBA’s concussion protocol states that Brown won’t be able to return until he can pass a variety of tests. First, he needs to be abjaylen-brown-93e72f42d54becfale to official nfl jerseys cheap demonstrate a lack of concussion symptoms at wholesale jerseys Brown will need to be examined by a physician again, and he will need to pass the NBA’s return-to-participation exertion protocol. Finally, the team’s physician will need to discuss Brown’s process and results with the director of the league’s concussion program.

That process can take some time, but the NBA’s concussion protocol is designed to be extensive and effective, keeping a player’s long-term well-being in mind. Brown will likely miss some time, but that’s a small price to pay for mental health down nfl jerseys from china the road.

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