Andre Drummond almost missed Thursday night’s Pistons-Mavericks game in Mexico City due to an allergic reaction to avocados.  Detroit’s center was a game time decision after his eye became swollen after eating a meal with avocado in it.

Drummond ended up playing and put up a double-double in what is being dubbed the “Avocado Game.”  After the game he explained how he ended up eating something he is allergic to.

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According to the Pistons center, he went to a restaurant with friends and was told by the waitress that the meal he ordered didn’t have avocado in it.  She was wrong and the result was the worst allergic reaction he’s ever had to avocados.

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