This past week, Chet Holmgren was participating in a Pro-Am game in Seattle when he sustained a Lisfranc injury to his right foot.

The Injury to Chet Holmgren Shows Why NBA Players Shouldn't Play in the Pro Game the Am Leagues

They are similar to us in that they like family trips, hanging out with friends, and dining out. But most significantly, they value family time.

Everyone playing basketball on these courts and in these leagues is not a professional, which increases the risk of injury merely due to the intense competition that players engage in.

One may argue that playing basketball in an NBA game, during practise, or during a solo workout has the same risk of injury.