Jon Hood bidding for bigger role with Noel sidelined by all-too familiar injury

Jon Hood - photo by Tammie Brown |
Jon Hood – photo by Tammie Brown |

While the Big Blue Nation breathlessly awaited word on ’s status in the hours that followed the injury suffered by the shot-blocking phenom, was calmly resigned.  You see, Hood had a clear view of Noel landing awkwardly. He plainly saw Noel’s left knee bending in an unpleasantly unnatural angle and he was almost certain what had just happened.

“I knew because that’s what happened to me,” Hood said.

When the official diagnosis came down, Hood was proven right – though this is one time he would have been ecstatic to be wrong.

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