Gary Johnson, the former Texas forward who plays professionally in Israel, is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a fractured skull during a game Tuesday.
Johnson, 24, was placed in a medically-induced coma but has regained consciousness, an Israel Basketball Association spokesman said, according to The Associated Press. Christine Krzyzanowski, Johnson’s friend and marketing representative, told the San Antonio Express-News that he underwent surgery Tuesday; Johnson, who plays for the Hapoel Galil Elyon team, will require some plastic surgery.
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