Sport Clippers' Patrick Beverley cleared for full basketball activities 3 months ahead of schedule

21:05  01 june  2018
21:05  01 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Player News. Clippers ' Patrick Beverley : Out for season following knee surgery. 11/22/2017 • By RotoWire Staff. However, he's expected to need nine months to make a full recovery, so that could mean he's limited at the start of training camp.

Clippers guard Patrick Beverley was cleared to return to basketball Friday, nearly three months ahead of schedule.

Dr. Walter Lowe told ESPN that Beverley has had a "remarkable" recovery after undergoing season-ending surgery on Nov. 22. The surgery was to repair a microfracture and torn meniscus and he was given a timetable of nine months to recover.

"I saw Pat [Thursday] and ordered a new MRI approximately six months out from his microfracture biocartilage repair and lateral meniscus repair," Lowe said.

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Tomer Azarly: # Clippers Patrick Beverley tells @Farbod_E and I – ‘I’m ahead of schedule . Right now, I’m on the treadmill, been doing some single leg stuff, some step up, some defensive slides, squatting. I think next month i start jumping a little bit, and we’ll see how it goes from there.’

Those are usually the first qualities brought up during a discussion of Pat Beverley as a basketball player. None of this is to say Patrick Beverley is perfect, or even that he can live up to the incredibly high standards set by Chris Paul in the modern Clippers ’ era. See Full Schedule .

"His recovery has been remarkable and I have cleared him to return to all basketball activities. This speedy recovery is a testament to Pat's diligence to the comprehensive rehabilitation program between Houston and LA."

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Beverley appeared in only 11 games during the 2017-18 season, averaging 12.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.

The 29-year-old played his first five NBA seasons with the Rockets before he was traded last summer.

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