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Carl Landry’s Teeth Meet Dirk’s Elbow

Chuck - Red's Army December 19, 2009 Uncategorized Comments Off

Via ESPN.com:

A collision between Dirk Nowitzki and the Rockets' Carl Landry on Friday night left the Mavericks forward with a gashed elbow and Landry with five cracked teeth.

Nowitzki
and Landry left the Rockets' 116-108 overtime victory after Nowitzki's
elbow caught Landry in the mouth as he drove to the basket early in the
second quarter.

Landry was called for fouling Nowitzki as the
eight-time All-Star drove hard to his left to set up a short jumper and
caught Landry with his right elbow.

Landry was taken to an emergency room for treatment.

The
Mavericks found pieces of two teeth imbedded in Nowitzki's elbow and
had to spend 30 minutes cleaning the cut before adminstering X-rays,
which were found to be negative.

Ouch.

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