New Jersey Nets guard Keith Bogans has been diagnosed with a complete tear of the deltoid ligament as well as a fractured left ankle, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. The injury occurred during last night’s contest versus the Detroit Pistons. Bogans will undergo surgery on Monday, February 13.
Bogans, who signed with the Nets as a free agent on February 1, 2012, has played in five games this season, averaging, 4.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game.
The Nets are currently 8-19, and 11th in the Eastern conference.
Although Bogans was a new addition to the team, it seemed like he was going to play a real role on the team going forward.