New Jersey Nets rookie forward Josh Boone underwent successful arthroscopic surgery today, Wednesday, July 19, to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, Nets President Rod Thorn announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. Riley Williams III at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
I was just about to post this, the worst part is it says "no timetable for his return." I know this is a bad injury for QB's or pitchers, neither of which is Josh Boone, but still, the Nets will either have to try and bring over Illic or sign Eric Williams.
Josh Boone out 4-6 months following shoulder surgery
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Nets First-round draft pick Josh
Boone might miss up to half of his rookie season because of
New Jersey president Rod Thorn says the former University of
Connecticut forward will be sidelined four-to-six months following
an operation to repair a torn labrum.
The 23rd pick overall was not expected to be a starter for the
Atlantic Division champs. But the agile six-foot-ten player was
expected to be in their rotation and to give them a shot-blocking
Thorn says Boone could not tell the Nets when the injury
Not as bad as the day I came home and found out we lost RJ for the rest of the season...that was just horrible.
At a first glance I thought you said not as bad as when I came home today and saw we lost RJ for the season and I started freaking out thinking you meant the coming season. and then i realized you meant 2 seasons ago.