Eduardo Najera Injury: Bobcats Forward Suffers Fractured Skull In Game Against Bucks

March 28, 2012; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats forward Eduardo Najera (21) drives past Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver (44) during the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Timberwolves win 88-83. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-US PRESSWIRE

Eduardo Najera of the Charlotte Bobcats suffered a terrifying injury in the opening minutes of a game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. He has apparently fractured his skull and has been taken to a hospital.

The Charlotte Bobcats were visiting the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night when one of their players suffered an immediate and horrifying injury.

Power forward Eduardo Najera had not yet played two minutes in the game when he suffered a fractured skull. A defender came down under the basket with a short elbow to Najera's head, according to David Walker of Rufus on Fire:

B.J. Evans, vice president of Bobcats communications, reported that Najera was immediately taken to a Milwaukee area hospital.

Najera, who was born in Meoqui, Mexico, has averaged 2.8 points per game and 2.4 rebounds per game for the Bobcats in the lockout-shortened 2011-12 NBA season.

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