The Herald Sun understands a masculine driver, who allegedly collided with Kennedy, had formerly been diagnosed with a sleeping commotion and allegedly dozed off behind a wheel.
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Kennedy withdrew from United’s group before final Sunday’s detriment to Brisbane after unwell a NBL’s concussion protocol.
The jaunty wing was rattled final Friday afternoon pushing tighten to a team’s Albert Park bottom when a automobile he was pushing was struck from behind, and afterwards shunted into a car in front, coming a set of trade lights.
The Pittsburgh native, who gifted “stiffness” in a neck and behind from being jolted in a bingle, practised on Wednesday and looks set to transport to Cairns for a must-win game.
Kennedy has been a explanation given saying off damage setbacks during a start of a season, averaging 12.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals from 16 games.
United has forsaken 4 of a past 6 matches and slipped to third in a standings, one win behind Sydney and Perth, following back-to-back waste to Brisbane and Adelaide.
Kennedy’s lapse will take a vigour off playmakers Casper Ware, Chris Goulding, Mitch McCarron and David Barlow during both ends of a floor.
Ware punished a last-placed Snakes twice formerly this season, with game-high 32 and 34-point hauls.
The 32-point bid in United’s Round 4 win in Cairns enclosed 8-from-12 3 pointers and a deteriorate league-high 16 points in a final entertain alone.
Melbourne captain and championship-winner Goulding — a 271-game NBL maestro — is set to turn a initial to play 100 games for United.