Aussie basketball star whose skull was fractured in coward punch attack rips out his IV and discharges himself from hospital before being rushed into emergency surgery
- NBL star Harry Froling rushed into surgery after sickening coward punch
- The Brisbane Bullets player suffered a fractured skull and brain bleed
NBL star Harry Froling has left the Aussie basketball world in shock, after requiring emergency surgery for a fractured skull and a brain bleed after a sickening coward punch attack in Wollongong.
The 24-year-old Brisbane Bullets star suffered the head injury after an attack in the early hours of Sunday morning while out in the regional city just south of Sydney.
It came just hours after he played for the Bullets in a game against the Wollongong Hawks, a side which includes his brother, Sam.
In the wake of the attack, his club released a statement, saying they would not be providing further comment, and will be assisting both NSW Police and the league with their investigation into the incident.
Brisbane Bullets star Harry Froling will miss the rest of the NBL season after being rushed into emergency surgery for a brain bleed and skull fracture following a coward punch attack in Wollongong
‘The Brisbane Bullets are working closely with NSW Police and NBL Integrity Unit as they investigate the circumstances surrounding an alleged assault on Harry Froling,’ the statement read.
‘Harry is currently recovering from an incident that occurred following the team’s away game in Wollongong and will miss the remainder of the NBL23 season.
‘As an investigation is underway, the Club is not in a position to make any further comment, other than to say the players, coaches and staff all send their well wishes and love to Harry, and his family.
‘The Club respectfully asks for privacy for the Froling family at this time,’ the brief statement finished.
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