That’d be a season-long suspension in the NBA

Via my brother, opening sentence of the year:

On the afternoon of May 24, as his Red Wings teammates took the ice in Chicago for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, captain Nicklas Lidstrom wondered about the future of his testicles.

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He had woken up that morning, like every other morning of his life, with two. He was worried he would go to bed that night with one.

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When Lidstrom woke up, the doctors quickly told him surgery had been successful, and everything was right where he’d left it.

Finally, some righteous fury from the captain:

“A lot of things happen out there on the ice. But it was painful. I can tell you that.”

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3 Responses to “That’d be a season-long suspension in the NBA”

  1. indeedindeed Says:

    also via matt, terrifying story:
    http://freep.com/article/20090615/SPORTS01/90615043/Millen+talks+++I+love+Detroit++++I+really+like+Stafford++++You+learn+a+lot+from+failures+

  2. broseph Says:

    you learn a lot from failures? you did the same thing year after year until they couldn’t hide the smell any longer. by then it was too late to save the team’s profile, or the season.

  3. matt Says:

    what scares me is that millen really likes stafford. he really liked harrington, really liked kitna, really liked…

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