Holden is cleared to return to basketball activities

08.10.2010
Jon Robert Holden (photo M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
After detailed medical examinations in Duisburg cardiology center German specialists together with doctors of GMS Clinic decided to allow our teams guard J R Holden to return to pro basketball.

The documents received by the club today say that Holdens heart problems are not dangerous for life and health of the player. J R will be back to Moscow today and head coach Dusko Vujosevic will decide if the player will fly with the team for the Euroleague American Tour.

We did not want to even think about the possibility to play without J for a long time, - PBC CSKA president Andrey Vatutin said. Holden is an important and integral part of our team. We are very glad that the additional medical procedures are not needed, J can return to practices and to help the team this season.