Clippers’ Patrick Beverley cleared for full basketball actions three months forward of schedule | NBA


Clippers guard Patrick Beverley was cleared to return to basketball Friday, almost three months forward of schedule. 

Dr. Walter Lowe informed ESPN that Beverley has had a “exceptional” restoration after present process season-ending surgical procedure on Nov. 22. The surgical procedure was to restore a microfracture and torn meniscus and he was given a timetable of 9 months to get better. 

“I noticed Pat [Thursday] and ordered a brand new MRI roughly six months out from his microfracture biocartilage restore and lateral meniscus restore,” Lowe mentioned.

“His restoration has been exceptional and I’ve cleared him to return to all basketball actions. This speedy restoration is a testomony to Pat’s diligence to the great rehabilitation program between Houston and LA.”

Beverley appeared in solely 11 video games in the course of the 2017-18 season, averaging 12.2 factors, four.1 rebounds and a couple of.9 assists per recreation. 

The 29-year-old performed his first 5 NBA seasons with the Rockets earlier than he was traded final summer time.

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