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Drummond leaves game with neck injury



AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Detroit center Andre Drummond left the Pistons' game Saturday night against Indiana because of a neck injury.

Drummond fell to the ground with 6:32 remaining in the first quarter, after he appeared to be hit in the head inadvertently by Roy Hibbert of the Pacers during a scramble near the basket. Drummond stayed down through an entire timeout, and a stretcher was eventually brought onto the court. But he was able to get up and walk off toward the tunnel with some assistance.

The Pistons said Drummond will not return to the game and will undergo further testing.

Drummond entered the game averaging 13.3 points and 12.9 rebounds on the season. He was shooting 62 percent from the field.

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beaglelvr79 March 15 2014 at 11:58 PM

get well soon : (

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wowhackerssuk March 16 2014 at 9:15 AM

Have Your Say...What a dumbass writer.. he did not leave on a stretcher he walked off!!!

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ROCK AND ROLL March 16 2014 at 9:01 AM

NBA stinks, too many fouls, let them play the game until there is something really worth blowing the whistle. and I don't get it !! On March Madness and college hoops. Guys hanging on rims, pumping thier chests,, Get into hockey people,, its a way better game and the players work hard and have come a long way to make it, They play with heart... BASKETBALL BLOWS...

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mqats March 16 2014 at 4:50 AM

Yet another AOL headline writer who either can't read or doesn't bother to. "Drummond leaves game on a stretcher."
Don't bother to fire these people. Just keep looking like incompetent amateur journalists.

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lwoody March 16 2014 at 11:56 AM

Hope the big guy is OK. I still watch some games, but the NBA, for the most part, has become boring. Although it's like watching grass grow, I rather watch MLB, which will start soon. Golf too, which is like watching grass grow slower!

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shldd March 16 2014 at 11:10 AM

I would hate to be the people carrying the stretcher if BIG ANDRE hadn't walked off the court on his own.

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Dave March 16 2014 at 2:56 AM

That's what he gets for messing with Jennette McCurdy.

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pjokerjinx34 March 16 2014 at 12:04 AM

Down Goes Frazier

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Tom Harrell March 16 2014 at 12:35 AM

The Refs are turning the game into UFC matches.

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dowdrmd March 16 2014 at 12:07 AM

Inadvertently I hope so. Isn't that's the second star player knocked out of a game in less then a month by the Pacers? Hope he's ok.

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ldenisebever dowdrmd March 16 2014 at 3:06 AM

If you watched the game you would definitely know it was inadvertent!!!! Maybe you should watch before making an accusation

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hagman3926 ldenisebever March 16 2014 at 7:35 AM

Nba is unwatchable

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