The Boston Celtics announced today that forward Kevin Garnett
underwent successful right knee arthroscopy and removal of posterior
knee bone spurs today at the New England Baptist Hospital. The surgery
was performed by team physician Dr. Brian McKeon.
“After this successful surgery, Kevin can now begin to focus on
rehabilitating his knee, returning to top physical shape and fully
preparing for the 2009-10 season,” said Celtics president of basketball
operations Danny Ainge. Garnett will be sidelined from basketball
activity for 6-8 weeks.