Chris Bosh was told by doctors that his career was over due to blood clots
Miami Heat heat Chris Bosh opened up about his blood clots and recent health scares in "Rebuilt," a new documentary on Uninterrupted.
As he was attempting to return to action, he was told by doctors that his career was likely over.
“Seeing the team doctors, they told me my season's over. My career is probably over and yeah this happens. This is just how it is.” Bosh said. “I felt right away that I was written off. It was just put aside so matter-of-factly. If a doctor tells me, 'Hey, that's it and this is how it is' and I don't buy that, I think that I have the right to disagree with you. I know inside me I have a lot of talent and a lot of ability. And I have it. I know I have it. It wasn't a matter of if I was going to play again but when. So, we took the bull by the horns.”
A blood clot traveled to Bosh’s lung, which required hospitalization and caused him to missed most of the end of the 2014-2015 season. Last season, Bosh was diagnosed with a blood clot in his calf and was shut down after February.
Bosh has previously said that he expects to be ready to rejoin the Heat soon. Miami's medical team has not cleared him to return, though training camp starts in the Bahamas next week.