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Creighton's Josh Jones: Giving up basketball hurts

Updated: December 27, 2012, 5:48 PM ET
Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. -- As hard as it is for Creighton's Josh Jones to give up basketball, he says it's not worth risking his life to keep playing.

Doctors advised Jones to stop playing after he underwent a procedure Dec. 18 to locate and correct an atrial flutter. He faces more procedures to treat the heart condition that caused him to faint before a game three weeks ago.

He said he wanted to let their words soak in a few days before he made his announcement this week.

"My life is more ...

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