Saturday, January 28, 2023

Isaac, 900 Days Later: “I Didn’t Know Whether This Day Would Come”

,i feel relieved and at peace, These are the words of Jonathan Isaac, who returned to play in the NBA after more than 900 days. 6 overall draft pick in 2017 who suffered a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee in the Orlando Bubble, It was August 2, 2020: Now, two and a half years later, he once again feels like a player in the best league in the world, in which he landed in 2017 and in which he is about to turn 6. Have played only 136 matches. Isaac has overcome an intolerable situation by virtue of great patience, a quality that has paid off. And it ended a day of celebration in Florida in which he played less than 10 minutes but scored 10 points.In addition to adding 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals.

Isaac (25 years old, 2.11) was born in the Bronx, New York, but soon moved to Florida, where he also attended high school and university. They seminolesIn which he averaged 12.0 points, 7.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.5 blocks per game.being included in the best quintet New Atlantic Coast Conference. And it was challenging to be one of the top picks in the draft, something that eventually happened. However, first Frank Vogel’s final year and later the arrival of Steve Clifford, along with the presence of Nikola Vosevic, Aaron Gordon or Evan Fournier in the team and the fight the franchise was maintaining to reach the playoffs (something that He achieved consistently in 2019 and 2020) He didn’t give much minutes to Isaac, who averaged 5.4 points in his first season and 9.6 in his second season., His erraticity in the shot and his inconsistency in getting rebounds or intimidation raised some doubts, but the potential was there and a promising future was predicted for the tall forward.

Isaac was averaging 11.9 points and 6.8 rebounds in his third season in the NBA, which was marred by minor injuries. And all this time kept in dry dock. They first played a series of games in the Development League, something that was imminent upon his arrival in the NBA. Now he is once again feeling like a complete player. ,There were days when I was like I didn’t know if I wanted to go on or not“, Told. “But then again, I have Christ to thank. Being able to fall back on my faith and say that God put me on this journey with a purpose. I know I was made to play basketball. I was made to glorify God in this scenario.hey”, said the player. From a Puerto Rican and San Cristobal family, Dhurrie was raised by her mother along with her five siblings and an unwavering faith in Christ, which led him to be appointed pastor of his congregation Jump Ministries Global ChurchWhere some of his companions have gone to hear him preach. Also, on the negative side, he was against vaccination against coronavirus and ideologically agreed with former United States President Donald Trump on some issues.

Beyond situations unrelated to basketball, Isaac Day (who has a nearly $70 million contract), scored goals in 4 years as the Magic defeated the Celtics, first in the Eastern Conference. An impressive win (113-98) that moves them 4.5 wins from play-in, the 10th spot currently occupied by the Bulls, Somewhat complicated, but it could be for a team still in full development and it has now gained a strength that, if it returns to a good level, could be very important. The Celtics had 26 points from Jaylen Brown and the same number of points from Jayson Tatum, but it was not enough to win. 18 The loss greatly reduced the greens, Which couldn’t do with Wendell Carter’s 21 points and 11 rebounds or Paolo Banchero’s 23+5, Great comeback, great win and great future.

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