BOSTON (CBS) — Jaylen Brown’s wrist surgery was a success, and the Celtics guard will be back to doing the things that professional basketball players do in three months, the team announced Thursday.
With that timeline, Brown should be good to go in time for Celtics training camp ahead of next season.READ MORE: Verdugo, Devers Power Red Sox Past Braves In 10-8 Win
The team announced earlier this week that Brown would be out the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his left wrist, a disappointing end to Brown’s All-Star season. Celtics president of basketball ops. Danny Ainge said Thursday morning that Brown had been dealing with the injury for some time, but further testing earlier this week showed a ligament tear.
Brown appeared to be in good spirits Wednesday night shortly after his surgery, sharing a picture of himself giving a thumb’s up.READ MORE: Cam Neely Looks Back On Bruins' 2015 Draft: 'Hindsight Is Everything'
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Brown had a career year for Boston, averaging 24.8 points to go with 6.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. He also shot a career-best 48 percent from the floor and 40 percent from three-point range over his 58 games.