I know we’re on Markelle Fultz overload, but this is an interesting nugget making the social media rounds.
Landry Fields spent five seasons in the NBA before a nerve issue in his right arm led to multiple surgeries and forced an adjustment to his shooting form. It was an issue that played a role in bringing his career to an end a few short years later.
Wednesday, Fields popped up on Twitter in response to a weeks-old tweet pointing out the similarities between his and Markelle’s struggles:
Looks very familiar, yes.
— Landry Fields (@landryfields) December 5, 2018
It’s not technically the same thing, the Thoracic Outlet Syndrome that Fultz was diagnosed with, but there’s a lot of similar stuff that shows up on tape, after the jump:
Check out this video footage overlaid with Markelle footage and a Fields interview, which dates back to 2012:
Similar to Markelle Fultz, Landry Fields had a nerve issue in his shooting arm (but in his elbow rather than shoulder) and explained having no pain and a “twitch” after being diagnosed in 2012.
Fields tweeted yesterday that Fultz’s woes looked very familiar. pic.twitter.com/EpiLqu7zBl
— Did the Sixers Win? (@DidTheSixersWin) December 6, 2018
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