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Arenas and His Left Knee

Thursday, September 18, 2008

A look at the knee trouble for Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas, who signed a six-year, $111 million contract in July:

April 4, 2007: Arenas tears meniscus in left knee, causing him to miss the final eight regular season games and the playoffs.

Oct. 31: Arenas has knee drained during preseason, starts the Wizards' opener and plays the next seven games.

Nov. 16: Arenas reinjures his knee against the Timberwolves.

Nov. 21: Surgeons repair a partial tear of the left medial meniscus.

April 2, 2008: Arenas returns and plays five of the last eight regular season games and first four playoff games against Cavs.

April 30: Team declares Arenas out for the rest of the playoffs after he struggled with a bone bruise and pinched nerve.

Wednesday: Surgeons clear out floating debris in Arenas's left knee. Arenas says he plans to begin play in December.

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