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[VIDEO] Atlanta Hawks cheerleader leaves court on stretcher after faceplant

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   March 19, 2013 at 1:47 PM   |   Comments

March 19 (UPI) -- As seen in the above video, an Atlanta Hawks cheerleader accidentally smacked her head against the floor after attempting a kick during her routine Monday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Paramedics carried Kristen, whose last name was not given, off the court on a stretcher and took her to Atlanta Medical Center.

“Our best wishes are with the cheerleader who had the incident on the court,” Hawks coach Larry Drew at said later.

Kristen thanked well-wishers on Twitter after her release from the hospital Monday night.




According to her official bio, Kristen is Team Jacob, has a twin sister, and works full-time as a pre-Kindergarten teacher.

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