Kidd-Gilchrist leaves with apparent neck injury

Updated: February 2, 2013, 10:24 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was fitted with a neck brace and taken off the floor on a stretcher in Houston after teammate Jeff Taylor collided with him going for a rebound.

Kidd-Gilchrist, the second overall pick in last year's draft, went up to defend Toney Douglas' layup attempt early in the fourth quarter on Saturday night. Taylor swooped in and his right hip connected with the back of Kidd-Gilchrist's head.

Kidd-Gilchrist lay motionless for several ...

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