Nathan Jawai Rumors

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But a few hours after the contest, joined by his younger brother Omar and teammate Jamont Gordon, Jawai began acting funny. It wasn’t due to alcohol because there was no booze present. The awkwardness was out of his control. “I felt drunk and knew something weird was going on,” Jawai said. “I started getting this huge headache. It was the size of a watermelon. My whole head was on fire, and I have a massive head. We were just sitting in the living room when all of the sudden I was feeling hot and my entire body was drenched in sweat. It didn’t add up because it was the winter. I was scared and said, ‘What the hell is going on?’ And we immediately called an ambulance.”
However, two weeks after his 27th birthday last year, Jawai had to confront his fears when he endured severe trauma to his neck and back following a blow to the head. When he started having numbness in his arms, vertigo and horrible headaches, he had to seek treatment and suddenly felt like he was in an episode of E.R. (a television series he vowed to never watch). “I was rushed to the hospital,” Jawai told Basketball Insiders in a phone interview. “My head was scanned, I got a Computed Tomography and was put in the Intensive Care Unit. I was completely knocked out, but when I woke up I couldn’t feel my legs. The entire bottom part of my body was numb. I was traumatized. I thought I was done, f***ed up.”