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Official Powe Statement

On Tuesday the Boston Celtics [1] issued the following statement about forward Leon Powe [2]:

“The Boston Celtics announced today that forward Leon Powe suffered an ACL tear and a meniscus tear in his left knee during Game 2 against the Chicago Bulls [3] in the First Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs [4].  Powe will miss the remainder of the playoffs.  A surgery date will be determined at a later date.  This injury is unrelated to the right knee injury that he suffered on March 17.  Powe is expected to make a full recovery from his surgery.”