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Dooling: Padding Only One Way to Avoid Injury

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In a Times report on the increased use of tight-fitting padding by NBA players, Keyon Dooling suggests there's another way around getting hurt. "Those guys who use them bang a lot," says Dooling of padding. "They get the ball a lot more than me. Over the years, I’ve learned how to avoid being hit by the big guys." Meanwhile, padding aficianado Vince Carter is home "relax(ing) sore joints".