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Isaiah Austin has Marfan syndrome

Updated: June 23, 2014, 8:44 AM ET
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Former Baylor star Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and will not be able to pursue a career in the NBA, it was announced Sunday.

The 20-year-old Austin, who had been projected as a late first-round pick, underwent a standard physical at the NBA combine where his EKG test revealed an abnormality. After additional genetic tests, results came back positive for Marfan syndrome.

The recommendation was that Austin, who is 7 foot 1, quit playing ...

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