Diagnosis nearly crushed Podkolzine's dream
Updated: June 19, 2003, 9:10 AM ETBy Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Pavel Podkolzine has overcome just about every obstacle imaginable for a young NBA draft prospect over the last six months. But the last one -- a diagnosis of acromegaly (a growth hormone secreting pituitary adenoma) late last week -- pushed him to the edge.
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