Kyrie Irving Undergoes Successful Surgery, Expected Back For Training Camp

by April 07, 2018
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Kyrie Irving underwent successful surgery to remove two screws in his left patella, the Celtics announced on Saturday. He is expected to be fully healthy for training camp in the fall:

The Boston Celtics announced that guard Kyrie Irving underwent successful surgery today to remove two screws in his left patella.

“The surgery went exactly as planned, and we expect Kyrie to be fully healthy for training camp in the fall,” said Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge.

Irving, who averaged 24.4 points and 5.1 assists this season, had to have the screws taken out to ensure that “no infection remains in his knee.”

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