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Delonte West has surgery on broken wrist

Celtics [1] guard Delonte West [2] underwent surgery to repair a displaced right wrist fracture Tuesday morning at the New England Baptist Hospital, the team announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. Drew Terrono and Dr. Hervey Kimball and assisted by Celtics Team Physician Dr. Brian McKeon and was deemed successful by the team.

There is no immediate update on when West may be able to return to the Celtics who are now missing both he and Kendrick Perkins [3] (knee surgery) for a significant period of time. Center Jermaine O’Neal [4] is also out at least through this week although there is no update on when he will be back either.

The Celtics have said they won’t make a move to replace West and will rely on Von Wafer [5] and rookie guard Avery Bradley [6] to fill in the gap.