Thursday, November 22, 2007
The Wizards, who were 2-10 without Gilbert Arenas last season and 3-0 without him this season, will need to get used to him not being around. His injury troubles:
April 4: Injures left knee during home game against Charlotte Bobcats.
April 5: Undergoes surgery on his left knee to repair torn meniscus. He misses the final eight regular season games, plus four playoff games.
Oct. 17: Has fluid drained from left knee.
Nov. 7: Has fluid drained a second time.
Nov. 12: MRI reveals no further damage.
Nov. 16: Unknowingly re-injures knee in game at Minnesota.
Nov. 17, 20: Misses two games with sore knee, Wizards win both.
Nov. 21: Has another MRI, leading to surgery to repair a partial tear of his left medial meniscus and microfracture on a non-weight-bearing surface defect on the side of the knee.