Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Redd had successful surgery this morning to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
The surgical procedure was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Cole, M.D., in Oak Park, IL.
Redd will begin rehabilitation immediately for a period of approximately six months. He is expected to make a full recovery and be available for the open of training camp for the 2009-10 season.
Redd injured his knee in the Bucks 106-104 win at Sacramento on January 24. In 33 games this season, Redd averaged a team-high 21.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.06 steals in 36.5 minutes. Milwaukee’s record was 17-16 in his 33 games, including 17-15 in the games he started.