Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richardson
will undergo surgery on his left knee and will miss the remainder of the
A date for the procedure, which will take place in New York, has not yet been
determined. Reports earlier this week indicated that Richardson would need 6-
to-9 months of recovery time.
Richardson, the fifth overall selection in the 2001 NBA Draft, had his knee
drained on Jan. 17 and has missed eight games since a 108-101 win over the
Toronto Raptors the following day.
Over 33 games this season, Richardson has averaged 10.5 points and 3.8
rebounds per contest.
The former Michigan State standout has averaged 17.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and
2.7 assists over 838 career games with the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte
Bobcats, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic and Sixers.
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