Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Warriors center Festus Ezeli underwent knee surgery on his MCL and PCL and is expected to miss 6-9 months, the team announced Thursday.  Ezeli appeared in 78 games (41 starts) during the 2012-13 season, averaging 2.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 14.4 minutes per game. According to the Golden State Warriors: Festus Ezeli underwent successful surgery yesterday on his right knee, the team announced. The procedure, which was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, was necessary to reinforce both the medial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament in Ezeli’s right knee. Ezeli suffered a sprained right knee during the club’s regular-season finale this season at Portland on April 17. He will begin rehabilitation in the near future and is expected to make a complete recovery. The team’s medical staff indicates that recovery time could be a minimum of 6-9 months.
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