Central Michigan’s John Simons Was Nearly Crushed By a Collapsed Backboard (Video)
John Simons is lucky to be alive and well today. And that’s no joke.
The Central Michigan forward was nearly crushed during Saturday’s game against Northern Illinois after a Pete Rakocevic two-handed slam caused the backboard to come within inches of collapsing on top of his head.
It was almost a scary scene at the NIU Convocation Center. You can watch it unfold in the video below: