Robert Williams will have knee surgery and will be sidelined from the start of the season

Less than a month before the start of the 2022-23 regular season of the NBA, Robert Williams The left knee will be operated on and will require a minimum recovery period of four weeks.

The 24-year-old will undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee and, as reported by ESPN, the rehabilitation will take between four and six weeks. The operation will be this week.

It should be remembered that the pivot of boston celtics He had had meniscus surgery on the same knee in March of this year. That surgery caused him to miss the start of the playoffs, and although he returned in the middle of the first round, he was unable to perform physically.

This operation will now see Timelord absent from both training camp and pre-season friendlies. Still, the Massachusetts franchise is optimistic about his return.

The Celtics are confident that Williams, whose new stint in the operating room will allow them to finish cleaning his knee, can return quickly and that he will barely be sidelined from the first games of the 2022-23 campaign.

Boston will debut on October 18 at the TD Garden against Philadelphia 76ers. Then, between the 21st and the 24th, he will embark on a three-game mini-tour in which he will visit Miami Heat, Orlando Magic Y chicago bulls.

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