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January
2019
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What can Victor Oladipo expect from his injury rehab and how the Pacers plan to adapt

The Athletic reports on Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo whose recent MRI confirmed that a quadriceps tendon in his right knee had ruptured.

"The quadriceps muscle attaches to the kneecap through this tendon he ruptured — the quadriceps tendon — and then the kneecap attaches to the tibia through the patellar tendon, which allows the quadriceps to pull the tibia forward," explains Robert G. Marx, MD, MSc, FRCSC, sports medicine surgeon at HSS, who has not treated Oladipo.

"In people under 40, the patellar tendon is typically ruptured and in people over 40, it's typically the quadriceps. So it's a little unusual to have a quad rupture in someone so young and you wonder if there was something else going on before the injury," says Dr. Marx.

Read the full article at TheAthletic.com.