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Hoop Screams
September 21, 1998
They got next? They got hurt. The news last week that former Atlanta Hawks forward Christian Laettner (currently a free agent) and Olympic 100-meter champ Donovan Bailey had each ruptured an Achilles tendon in pickup basketball games reminds us that not even the big names are immune to the perils of the playground. Here's a look at some of pickup hoops' fallen heroes.
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September 21, 1998

Hoop Screams

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They got next? They got hurt. The news last week that former Atlanta Hawks forward Christian Laettner (currently a free agent) and Olympic 100-meter champ Donovan Bailey had each ruptured an Achilles tendon in pickup basketball games reminds us that not even the big names are immune to the perils of the playground. Here's a look at some of pickup hoops' fallen heroes.

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