This summer was a real pain for University of Kentucky point guard Brandon Stockton.
In early June, the former Mr. Basketball from Glasgow High School broke a bone in his right wrist after colliding with a teammate during a pickup game in Lexington.
Stockton, a 5-9 junior, had surgery on June 17, keeping him off the basketball court until August.
He had dealt with minor injuries before, but this was his first serious one. He found it tough to deal with, at times.
"It was real frustrating this summer, sitting on the sidelines, watching the guys play," he said.
Though the wrist had healed by the time school started in August, Stockton still had some catching up to do with his conditioning.