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Eric Bledsoe Has Successful Knee Surgery, Could Return This Year

Eric Bledsoe was having a career year playing for the Phoenix Suns, Bledsoe was averaging 18.0 PPG, 5.8 APG, 4.3 rpg and 1.5 spg and had become the Suns franchise player. Bledsoe was a candidate for the Most Improve Player but it was reported Thursday that he would need knee surgery due to meniscus damage and would be out indefinitely. Bledsoe joined Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul , Russell Westbrook and Jrue Holiday as an injured guard in the West.

The Suns announced today that Eric Bledsoe had a successful knee surgery and could return this season. Gerald Green has replaced Eric Bledsoe in the starting lineup for the Suns are 21-13 and are currently in seventh place in the Western Conference.

As per Sports Illustrated:

The Suns announced that Eric Bledsoe has undergone successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and could potentially return during the second half of the season.

The surgery to repair meniscus cartilage in Bledsoe’s knee was performed by Suns doctors on Friday after it was reported on Thursday that Bledsoe would require knee surgery and be sidelined indefinitely.

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