Keyontae Johnson Placed In Medically Induced Coma!
According to reports, Keyontae Johnson has been placed in a medically induced coma, but doctors are hoping to bring him out Monday afternoon. Read on…
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CelebnSports247.com reports that Florida State basketball star Keyontae Johnson was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the court.
On Friday, Keyontae Johnson successfully finished an alley-oop and was celebrating the move from the sidelines. The team broke its huddle, and as Keyontae walked onto the court he collapsed hard.
His teammates screamed for help and Keyontae was taken off the court by stretcher and was rushed by ambulance to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
The horrific moment Keyontae collapsed:
Johnson’s Grandfather Larry DeJarnett spoke with USA TODAY Sports confirming the basketball player’s condition.
He said Keyontae Johnson had been transported from Tallahassee to Gainesville, where the University of Florida is located.
Keyontae’s grandfather said the plan to wake the hoops star from the coma Monday afternoon is not set in stone because it’s such a fluid situation.
They’re [the doctors are] just not sure. He may have had activity in the brain, so they induced the coma. They put him on medication to keep him sedated. – TMZ
Why Did Keyontae Collapse?
Keyontae had tested positive for COVID this past summer. It appears one of the side effects was myocarditis … inflammation of the heart muscle.
He’s in critical but stable condition. We wish him well.