After taking a knee to the back of the head during the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s Game 2 against the Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers’ Paul George said after the loss that even though he stayed in the game, he felt blurry and blacked out after the collision with Dwyane Wade.
Paul George said he blacked out from his collision with Wade, and he tried to play through having blurry vision. — Scott Agness (@ScottAgness) May 21, 2014
Paul George: “I blacked out as soon as it happened and then, … however much time was remaining, I was just blurry.” — Scott Agness (@ScottAgness) May 21, 2014
Here’s the NBA’s concussion policy:
If a player is suspected of having a concussion, or exhibits the signs or symptoms of concussion, they will be removed from participation and undergo evaluation by the medical staff in a quiet, distraction-free environment conducive to conducting a neurological evaluation.