Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo's surgery Wedesday to repair the torn ACL in his right knee was a success, team president Danny Ainge told The Boston Globe.
The surgery was performed in Florida by reknowned orthopedist Dr. James Andrews, according to a tweet by the Globe's Baxter Holmes.
Rondo is expected to be out up to six months after the surgery.
He suffered the torn ACL in the fourth quarter of a Jan. 25 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Yahoo! Sports' Marc J. Spears previously had reported that Rondo spoke to multiple doctors before settling on Andrews to do surgery.
Rondo will not be at the All-Star Game this weekend in Houston because he won't be able to travel so soon after surgery, Spears added.
Rajon Rondo injury update: Celtic's ACL surgery a success, Ainge says
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