This Tuesday, ESPN Network journalist Adrian Wojnarowski, who was always close to the most reliable sources in the NBA, reported that Boston Celtics, Robert Williams IIIhave to go through a arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Because of this, Williams III, 24, would require a Estimated time of 4 to 6 weeks for full rehabilitationSo he will miss training camp, but is expected to be able to return for the first few weeks of the season, which begins Tuesday, October 18.
It should be noted that this new operation at the Celtics’ star center, which is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, comes 6 months after surgery to repair a torn meniscus in the player’s same knee, returning just in time The playoffs, although with obvious signs of not being one hundred percent.
Wojnarowski, in his report, described this new intervention for Robert Williams III as a cleaning processWhich will allow the player to return to one hundred percent of his physical abilities.
The previous season was the best in Williams III career, averaging 10 points, 9.6 rebounds, 2 assists, with 2.2 blocks per night, being picked within second. best defensive quintet of NBA.
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