Jermaine O'Neal has knee surgery

Updated: February 5, 2011, 2:44 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Boston Celtics reserve center Jermaine O'Neal underwent a left knee arthroscopy Friday and the team optimistically set a recovery window of six to eight weeks, according to president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.

O'Neal, who has missed 32 games this season due to lingering soreness in his knee, was in the middle of a four-week rehab stint aimed at strengthening the muscles around the knee, believing that would allow for a late February return. But swelling persisted and, despite ...

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