Bucks' Redd has ACL surgery

Updated: March 3, 2009, 7:13 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Bucks guard Michael Redd has had surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that he tore nearly six weeks ago.

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Redd was averaging a team-high 21.2 points when he was hurt after he fell on teammate Luke Ridnour in a 106-104 win against Sacramento on Jan. 24.

Redd will begin rehabilitation immediately and should make a full recovery after six months. Redd is expected to be ready for the opening of training camp next season.

The Bucks have been without the sharp-shooting Olympic guard and center Andrew Bogut for most of the season. But they've continued to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff race despite a losing record.


Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

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