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    [Pepperdine University b-ball player with HCM]

    Author: Adam (199.88.72.---)

    Date: 12-01-02 17:22

    Luckily this kid didn't drop dead on the court. And thank god he and his doctors are smart enough to realize that his b-ball career needs to come to an immediate end. http://espn.go.com/ncb/news/2002/1129/1468726.html


    [Re: Pepperdine University b-ball player with HCM]

    Author: Reenie Smith (---.snbrca.adelphia.net)

    Date: 12-01-02 18:47

    I'm so glad he has the sense to stop playing basketball. Hopefully he won't feel like his life is ruined now the way some young people would. I wish him the best.



    [HEADLINE: Heart condition ends career of Pepperdine's Will Kimble]

    Author: Tim Stewart (---.dsl.dytnoh.ameritech.net)

    Date: 12-02-02 05:58

    Copyright 2002 Associated Press

    Associated Press Online

    November 30, 2002 Saturday


    LENGTH: 120 words

    HEADLINE: Heart Condition Ends Kimble's Career



    A heart condition that was diagnosed after he collapsed during practice has

    ended the career of Pepperdine junior center Will Kimble, school officials said


    Kimble fainted during practice Tuesday and underwent numerous tests at the

    UCLA Medical Center. An ultrasound detected excessive thickness of the heart

    muscle, a condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the school said in a


    Because the condition can be life-threatening, Kimble told coaches and

    teammates that he can no longer play basketball.

    Kimble had won a starting role this season after averaging 5.4 points and 3.7

    rebounds a game on last season's squad that finished 22-9 and earned a berth in

    the NCAA tournament.

    LOAD-DATE: December 1, 2002


    [Re: HEADLINE: Heart condition ends career of Pepperdine's Will Kimble]

    Author: Lisa Salberg (208.47.172.---)

    Date: 12-02-02 07:58

    There is more to life then b-ball...I am glad this young man will have the chance to see that

    NOTE: This is a post from the previous forum message board.

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