NBA: Lonzo Ball undergoes knee surgery

The leader of Chicago Bulls Lonzo Ball, embarrassed by his left knee, which kept him away from the field for 42 matches last season, will go back to the operating room.

Aged 24, he will undergo an arthroscopy, which will keep him away for four to six weeks. He will therefore not be ready for the first game of the official season which will see his franchise face Miami on October 19.

Third operation of his career, second of the year

This is the second surgery that the player will undergo on his left knee this year, he who had been operated on January 28 to repair a torn meniscus. He had been operated on for the same reason on the same knee in the summer of 2018.

A solid defender and capable of penalizing at three points, Lonzo Ball, a former Lakers player, was not spared injuries in his young career: he never played more than 63 games out of a possible 82 in five regular seasons. in the NBA. During the previous exercise, in 35 games, he recorded 13 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists on average, and had missed the play-offs disputed by the Bulls, released in the first round by Milwaukee (4- 1).

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