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Isaiah Austin

NBA prospect Isaiah Austin was looking forward to hearing his name called at this year’s NBA Draft, but instead he was hit with devastating news. The Baylor basketball player was diagnosed with a rare disease called Marfan Syndrome that prevents him from ever playing professional basketball.

Isaiah talks to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” about his outlook after receiving his career-ending diagnosis. Listen to the audio player to hear him explain why this isn’t the end, and only the beginning in this exclusive interview.

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