Chris Bosh

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What would you do if you could no longer do what you love? Countless hours of hard work and dedication to fulfill your goals and dreams, and in a split second, it’s stripped from you at the pinnacle of your career. This is the story of Chris Bosh. The 11-time All-Star power forward, equipped with a big frame and versatile athletic ability, has been a force to reckoned with in and out the paint during his 13-year career. Bosh is also a two-time NBA champion, who played a key role in the Miami Heat’s 2012 and 2013 titles. Last week, the Heat opened training camp at the Atlantis Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas, and looming questions about whether Bosh would remain a part of the team were the topic discussion. Team doctors refused to clear Bosh to participate in training…show more content…
Treatments for blood clotting are individualized and as risky as they may seem — athletes have died from the ailment, including former NBA player Jerome Kersey. Yet, Bosh hopes to continue his career while using blood-thinning medication like other athletes have, including MLB pitcher Dennis Boyd, NHL defenseman Kimmo Timonen, NHL winger Tomas Fleischmann, NHL center Steven Stamkos and Premier League defender Phil Jones. So, there’s a silver lining in Bosh’s case, but nothing is definite when dealing with this type of treatment. The only way for Bosh to get to another team would be for the Heat to release him, which is unlikely unless he’s willing to negotiate a buyout of his contract in which he accepts significantly less money. The Heat still owe Bosh $76 million over the next three years whether he continues to play or not, and Bosh would still have to be cleared by another team’s

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