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Rudy Gay Has a Fractured Jaw

Kings forward Rudy Gay took a elbow to the mouth during USA’s win over Lithuania in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Gay revealed that he has a fractured jaw and a broken tooth.

Gay’s Kings teammate DeMarcus Cousins also took an elbow to the throat during the semi-finals, he almost ended up punching Jonas Valanciunas.

Gay will play in the gold medal game against Serbia.

Via USA Today: 

“I’ve got a fracture in my jaw, a broken tooth and am going to probably need a root canal,” Gay told USA TODAY Sports. “The top is where I got hit. It’s painful. It’s uncomfortable, and it still bleeds, so I’ve got to continuously gargle. It is what it is, man.”

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