Najera out for season after surgery for fractured skull

Charlotte forward and Cornerstone Christian Academy product Eduardo Najera will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery for a fractured skull he received in a game Friday night.

The Bobcats have announed that Najera will after undergoing surgery Saturday afternoon to repair the fractured frontal bone in his forehead he suffered last night from an inadvertent elbow from Milwaukee’s Jon Brockman during a game against the Bucks.

The surgery was performed at Presbyterian Hospital in Milwaukee by Dr. Daniel Spagnoli, who specializes in maxillofacial surgery. Najera returned with his team to Charlotte after the surgery was performed.

Najera, 35, came to Cornerstone from Mexico and later played at Oklahoma. He is one of a few players from Mexico to make the NBA.

The power forward was averaging 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds per game for the Bobcats this season — his 12th in the NBA.

Leave a Reply