Heat’s Bosh out for season with blood clots

HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — Chris Bosh’s season is over, the Miami Heat announced this afternoon. The Heat star will miss the remainder of this season while being treated for blood clots on his lungs.

The treatment for such a condition requires at least a six-month period of limited physical activity, meaning Bosh could very well be on the mend deep into the summer. The news of his condition comes days after Portland Trail Blazers legend Jerome Kersey died suddenly of a blood clot in his lung at 52.

Bosh, who is receiving care under the guidance of the Heat team physicians at a Baptist Health System Hospital, is “currently resting comfortably.” The Heat statement insists that Bosh is doing fine and his prognosis is “good.”

A 10-time All-Star, Bosh averaged 21.1 points and 7 rebounds for a Heat team that was revamped Thursday, the day he was admitted to the hospital with chest discomfort, when Heat boss Pat Riley engineered a trade deadline deal to bring Goran Dragic to Miami to join forces with Bosh and fellow All-Star Dwyane Wade.

The Heat, 22-30 and seventh in the Eastern Conference standings, will have to battle to stay in the playoff picture without the player who served as one of their anchors this season, their first in four years without LeBron James.


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4 Comments

  1. MsBevBlack says:

    Omg.Best wishes for a speedy recovery Chris! Your family needs you, the Heat needs you, and your fans like me need you. And we need you ALIVE! So take as much time as you need to take care of yourself, even if that means
    retiring from the NBA! Your LIFE is more important than anything else! We need you Chris, please take care of yourself.
    Best Regards,
    MsBevBlack

  2. Patty says:

    Bosh is a Great Player. We wish Bosh the very best health!

  3. squala96 says:

    I hope it’s nothing serious. Get well Bosh and come back even better.

  4. harriethehawk says:

    This sounds very scary. I hope he makes it through okay.