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:
@CardboardGerald He took a sharp elbow right to the forehead from a guy coming down, under the basket.Said it was "indented."— David Walker (@daviDBWalker) April 7, 2012
B.J. Evans, vice president of Bobcats communications, reported that Najera was immediately taken to a Milwaukee area hospital.
Injury News: @bobcats forward Eduardo Najera has a fractured frontal lobe in his forehead and being taken to hospital for immediate scan.— B.J. Evans (@BobcatsBballPR) April 7, 2012
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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