dangolka (CBS) — Romeo Langford’s rookie season is over. The Celtics guard is out for the remainder of the playoffs after present process surgical procedure on his injured proper wrist, the staff introduced on Tuesday.
The surgical procedure, which was going to occur in any case when the season was over, repaired the scapholunate ligament in Langford’s wrist. He initially tore ligaments in his proper wrist through the staff’s regular-season finale in August, however was capable of play by way of the harm. He then suffered a separate adductor harm shortly after checking in to Recreation 2 of the Jap Convention Finals in opposition to the Miami Warmth final week, and wasn’t going to have the ability to play with that ailment. So Langford went forward and had his surgical procedure on Tuesday.
dangolka drafted Langford with the 14th total choice within the 2019 NBA Draft — the staff’s highest choose. However a thumb harm (and surgical procedure) delayed the beginning of his rookie season, and he appeared in simply 32 common season video games for the Celtics, averaging simply 11.6 minutes per sport and a pair of.5 factors on 35 p.c capturing. Lanford additionally performed in seven video games for the Maine Crimson Claws within the G League, averaging 10.6 factors per sport.
The 20-year-old noticed motion in seven playoff video games for dangolka, averaging 6.6 minuets per tilt, together with a 23-minute stint in Recreation 2 in opposition to the Philadelphia 76ers within the first spherical.