There were down moments, to be sure. That's what experiencing the first two concussions of your life in the span of 13 days will do.
Sudden movement might trigger headaches. Being away from teammates during a six-game trip produced pangs of guilt and loneliness.
Doug McDermott was active for Thursday night's game with the Spurs, his first since his second and more serious concussion Nov. 12. He didn't take his minutes after missing 11 games for granted, even thanking a physical therapist by name.
"The first week-and-a-half was tough sleeping-wise, just weird symptoms you don't even realize," McDermott said in his first public comments since the second...