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Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 5:15 pm  |  12 responses

Danny Granger to Undergo Season-Ending Knee Surgery


Danny Granger sat out the first few months of the season with a knee injury, and though he made a brief five-game return before heading back to the sideline in early March, his year is now officially done, as the Pacers have announced the small forward will undergo surgery that’ll end his 2012-13. Via NBA.com: “The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday that forward Danny Granger will miss the remainder of the season to undergo surgery on his left knee. The decision was made after all conservative treatment options could not alleviate the soreness Granger encountered. After consultation between Granger, the Pacers’ medical staff and Dr. James Andrews, surgery became the preferred option. Granger underwent a procedure in late October for patellar tendinosis. He returned Feb. 25 and played five games before continued soreness in the knee sidelined him. After further rehab did not ease the soreness, surgery was decided on. He is expected to be ready for training camp.”

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  • https://twitter.com/jasontichenor Mr. Wet

    wow. Local radio just said he was a game time decison to play tonight. And had a qoute from vogal about how he’d come off the bench and play 15-20 minutes.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    Local Radio people failed

  • Max

    Damn, get back strong next season.

  • https://twitter.com/jasontichenor Mr. Wet

    apparently so. I mean, It was just like less than two hours ago.

  • LakeShow

    Not exactly a huge loss, but he would have been a nice bonus if he was right.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    lol

  • keyon dooling

    #EnjoyTheProjects

  • roscoe

    each team has a media relations professional…

    clearly IND’s professional is not on their game.

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    i was thinking the same thing. not a biggie for pacers. hes expandable as far as im concerned

  • LakeShow

    Yeah, you might be able to stretch him to be longer, and wider… maybe.
    I don’t know about how expandable he is honestly, but he is expendable, so that’s good.

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    yep. george and hill are the core pieces of that squad

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mike-Gilbert/100001749589586 Mike Gilbert

    it’s okay, you tried your best

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