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Posted at 8:38 AM ET, 11/19/2010

Former Indiana player A.J. Moye recovering from stroke in Frankfurt

By Cindy Boren

A.J. Moye, the former Indiana University basketball player, remains hospitalized in Frankfurt, Germany, because of a stroke he suffered Monday after a head-on collision with a teammate.

"It was what doctors consider a powerful stroke, although there are more serious cases," Thomas Nawrath, a spokesman for Moye's Deutsche Bank Skyliners Frankfurt team, said. Moye, 28, continues to undergo tests.

"He is showing no long-term effects," his agent, Aaron Smith, told Jeff Rabjohns of the Indianapolis Star. "He has no paralysis. His speech is fine. His family is with him now. It looks like he'll have a full recovery."

Moye has had concussions in the past, Smith said.

"He's doing a lot better than people would anticipate," Smith said. "He did suffer a stroke. It was precipitated by a collision in practice. A.J. had a couple of concussions at IU and he's had a couple since he's been a pro. They are doing a lot of tests to be sure of exactly what happened.

"It was scary. We didn't know what to expect at first. He had a little spell where he didn't know what was going on, but he's doing a lot better."

Moye and his teammate were able to continue practicing Monday, but Moye reportedly had trouble finding words during a telephone conversation that night with his stepfather. Then, before the next day's practice, his behavior seemed odd, the team said.

Although Moye's life was not in danger, Herwig Gabriel, the team's doctor, said his cognitive facilities were "very limited" at the time.

By Cindy Boren  | November 19, 2010; 8:38 AM ET
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I worked with this young man his senior year in high school as a trainer and was very impressed with him, I was wondering where he was at and was saddened when I saw this on the ESPN ticker tape. I hope he recovers fully and can continue his basketball career and continue with his life w/o complications. Good luck A.J.

Posted by: paulebaker | November 22, 2010 3:04 AM | Report abuse

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