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Rajon Rondo Torn ACL: Celtics All-Star Out For Season With Knee Injury, Surgery Expected

Rajon Rondo

Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo has torn his anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the rest of the season. The team made the announcement during Sunday's game against the Miami Heat. The Celtics had lost six in a row heading into the nationally televised game despite back-to-back triple-doubles by the point guard who had been elected to start for the East in the Feb. 17 All-Star game in Houston.


Lin-surgery! Knicks guard done for regular season


Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs - if they make it that far.


Warriors' Ellis out for season with concussion

Monta Ellis' season is over. The Golden State Warriors guard was diagnosed with a concussion Monday, a day after a hard fall on his head in a 104-103 loss to the Sacramento Kings. Ellis will not play Monday night at Denver or in Wednesday's season finale at home against Portland.

Senh: The season IS pretty much over.


Yao out for season with stress fracture

Yao out for season with stress fracture

Houston Rockets center Yao Ming will miss the rest of the season because of the stress fracture in his left ankle. The Rockets announced the decision Friday, a day after the injury was found in an MRI exam. Team physician Walter Lowe said surgery is the usual treatment for such an injury, which has sidelined Yao since Nov. 10.


Strasburg Is Likely to Have Tommy John Surgery

Strasburg Is Likely to Have Tommy John Surgery

Stephen Strasburg has a torn elbow ligament, likely bringing his promising rookie season to an abrupt end. Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said Friday an MRI on the right elbow revealed a ''significant tear.'' Strasburg will travel to the West Coast for a second opinion, but Rizzo anticipates the 22-year-old right-hander will need the operation that requires 12 to 18 months of rehabilitation.


Greg Oden Injury: Injured Oden Expected To Miss Rest Of Season

Portland center Greg Oden will likely miss the season after fracturing his left knee cap during a game against Houston on Saturday night.

Oden will undergo surgery, the Trail Blazers said.
The 7-foot center dropped to the floor clutching his left knee and grimacing after colliding with a driving Aaron Brooks midway through the first quarter.

He was almost immediately surrounded by trainers and physicians. The crowd at the Rose Garden stood and chanted "Oden! Oden!"


Mets star Santana out for season

Johan Santana needs surgery for bone chips in his left elbow and the star pitcher is out for the season, the latest blow to a New York Mets team battered by injuries.


Yao Ming of Houston Rockets gets NBA injury exception

The Houston Rockets are still hoping Yao Ming returns next season, but they have been able to cash in on his injury.


'Grim' news for NBA star

'Grim' news for NBA star

As the NBA draft approached, the grim truth about Yao Ming’s broken left foot hung like an anvil over the Houston Rockets. The fear isn’t that he’s just lost for next season, but longer.


Milwaukee Brewers' Rickie Weeks done for year with wrist injury

Milwaukee Brewers' Rickie Weeks done for year with wrist injury

Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the rest of the season because of a tear in his left wrist.


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