Josh Boone has left knee surgery
New Jersey Nets forward Josh Boone underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today, Wednesday, May 30, to repair torn cartilage in his right knee, Nets President Rod Thorn announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. Riley Williams III at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
The 6-10 product out of UConn will start rehab immediately. Boone is expected to be ready for training camp in October.
Boone appeared in 61 games during the 2006-07 season for the Nets, averaging 4.2 points and 2.9 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per contest. The 23rd overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft shot .579 (99-of-171) from the field during his rookie campaign, including a .651 (41-of-63) mark during the month of March, which led all rookies.