Robert "Tractor" Traylor was upset when he first learned that he had failed his Nets' physical. Then when he realized the seriousness of his condition, the giant power forward understood that it was all a "blessing in disguise", says his agent. If Traylor had played for the Nets, there was a 40% chance his aorta would have ruptured. After surgery, he expects to be back this season.
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