Thursday , Aug , 03 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Celtics’ Jefferson has ankle surgery

Boston, MA (Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics announced on Thursday that
forward Al Jefferson had successful arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle.

Jefferson had the minor surgery, which was performed by team physician Dr.
Brian McKeon, at New England Baptist Hospital and is expected to begin
rehabilitation immediately.

The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 7.9 points and 5.1 rebounds in 18.0 minutes per
game last season, scoring in double figures 21 times.