Be Inspired: The NBA Honours Young Player Isaiah Austin Unable To Go Pro

The NBA created an incredible moment for basketball and sports in general at the 2014 draft yesterday...

Tego Sigel

5 years ago

By Tego Sigel


One of the many, many reasons sport is so important and so powerful, at the NBA Draft yesterday, a player named Isaiah Austin was expected to fulfill his dream and be selected as one of the top picks for one of the biggest sports franchises on the planet, but just days before he was diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome, meaning he would never play professional basketball. The NBA’s tribute to the Fresno, California born 20 year-old is as purely inspirational and emotional as anything you’re likely to see today.