There are a number of differences between college and professional basketball that can make the transition difficult for any NBA rookie. The length of the season is the main one: a typical college season ranges anywhere from 30-40 games, which is only about half of an NBA season, and then 16 NBA teams compete in the playoffs after the regular season. Additionally, the intensity of the game is much higher.
NBA TV caught up with Dr. Riley Williams from the Hospital for Special Surgery during the USA Basketball Men's National Team minicamp in Las Vegas. Click here to watch (via USAB.com)
Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Nets guard/forward Sergey Karasev underwent successful surgery on his right knee on Thursday, March 12, at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. The surgery was performed by Nets' Medical Director Dr. Riley Williams III along with Dr. David Altchek. Statement from Dr. Riley Williams III: "Sergey underwent successful right knee surgery to repair damage that occurred in association with a patellar dislocation on Thursday night. The surgery included