Michael Kidd-Gilchrist cleared to leave Houston hospital

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images

rookie forward was released from a hospital Sunday and was cleared to fly one day after suffering a concussion in Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets.

While this is encouraging news about Kidd-Gilchrist’s recovery, he’d still have to pass a concussion test under medical protocol before being allowed to play again. The Bobcats play the on Monday, then close out a five-game road trip Wednesday in Cleveland.

“I’m just relieved he’s not in the hospital today – that’s the key point. He’s young and he’ll heal up nicely,” Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap said after Sunday practice.

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