Danny Ainge: Kyrie Irving surgery ‘went exactly as planned’
Kyrie Irving’s surgery was a success, according to the Boston Celtics.
The point guard had two screws removed from his left patella, and according to team president Danny Ainge, the operation was a success and Irving is expected back for training camp.
Celtics say guard Kyrie Irving had 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.
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This will come as little consolation for this season’s Celtics, who won’t have their star guard for the playoffs. Hopefully, though, this ensures that his long-term health will be a bit cleaner.