Jonathan Isaac of the NBA Orlando Magic went down with a devastating left knee injury and had to be taken off the court in a wheelchair. Isaac had returned after a prior left knee injury earlier in the year to help the Magic with their playoff push at the NBA Bubble when the season returned, but now there are significant concerns for an ACL tear after the young star went down. In this video we'll review the injury footage and why this mechanism is so worrying for an ACL tear.
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