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Marquis Daniels has thumb surgery

RedsArmyAdmin December 9, 2009 Uncategorized 11 Comments

Well… didn't see this coming.

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Marquis Daniels
underwent successful surgery this morning at New England Baptist
Hospital to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. The procedure was
performed by Celtics Team Physician, Dr. Brian McKeon and Dr. Drew
Terrono. No time table has been set for his return.

Daniels has appeared in 19 games for the Celtics averaging 5.7
points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. The former Auburn Tiger
posted a season-high 10 points against Utah on November 11.

Scariest phrase in that: "no timetable has been set for his return".  I would expect at least 4 to 6 weeks… I'd put my money on more than that, though. 

Hope I'm wrong.

UPDATE:  C's put the timetable at 6-8 weeks

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  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f6a54c2970c ToTheRuins

    damnit….that sucks ass

  • http://profile.typepad.com/the_bantam the_bantam

    ouch baby.. very ouch

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f2d28d7970c BigMck

    You know what this means? A lot more of TA.

  • green8teen

    UGH that is the worst thing you could have said. I’d personally like to see more Lester Hudson or even Giddens over TA, unless of course we are trying to get other teams to notice him…

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p01156f6a54c2970c ToTheRuins

    might just be the worst part of this news

  • Josh

    how did this happen exactly? during a game? practice?

  • http://profile.typepad.com/redsarmy Red’s Army

    It had been hurt for a while… but he caught a Rondo pass off the thumb in practice that either made it worse or caused a new injury.

  • FSantos33

    My prediction is since Daniels will be out for a little while Doc will give TA maximum three games to show something anything positive. If TA fails yet again then Doc will log on heavier minutes on PP and Ray.
    Like some of you have already mentioned give Lester and Giddens some burn. Why not Doc? Celts are playing scrubby teams from now until xmas. So why not experiment a little. Oh, I forgot… we know doc will play it safe.

  • FSantos33

    WTF man 6 – 8 weeks for that…

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011570538811970b RedsArmySoldier

    PLEASE…NO MORE TA!

  • http://profile.typepad.com/6p011570423591970b KobeWearsAPurpleThong

    FSantos-whats up my man-3 games is not nearly enough time. I think realistically it will take at least a month for T.A. to be %100 ready. Who knows, maybe they’ll go out and get someone. Get well soon Quisy.