Shams Charania of The Vertical is reporting that French center Jonathan Jeanne, projected as a first-round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, has been diagnosed with a potentially career-ending heart issue due to Marfan syndrome.
"Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissues", Charania wrote.
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Though it's possible he could eventually get permission from doctors to play, as Isaiah Austin did earlier this years after a 2014 diagnosis, it's certainly a staggering setback for the young star, who, of course, remains optimistic that he can still continue an National Basketball Association career.
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"A hawking 7'2" presence with a wingspan in excess of 7'6", Jeanne turned the heads of pro scouts with SLUC Nancy Basket in France's Pro A League last season.
Jeanne ranked as the 22nd overall prospect on SI's most recent draft Big Board.
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The last NBA player to be diagnosed with Marfan syndrome was Baylor star Isaiah Austin, who found out four days before the NBA Draft that his basketball career was over.