(David Liam Kyle/NBA/Getty Images ) In terms of eye-opening, Wright's, and the Mavericks', timing couldn't be better — after all, Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week just started today.
Chris Wright to Become First NBA Player with Multiple Sclerosis
MARCH 12, 2013Dan Devine, Ball Don't Lie
The Mavs are planning to call up point guard Chris Wright from the developmental league's Iowa Energy and sign him to a 10-day contract.
Even if the undrafted D-League point guard doesn't stir the echoes of Linsanity, though, Wright's call-up remains noteworthy, because when he signs his 10-day before Dallas' Tuesday night matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks, he'll become the first person with multiple sclerosis to play in the NBA.Read more: Yahoo Sports