Skip to main content
Summer League 2014
Main content
NBA news

Sixers' Richardson out for season with knee injury


Posted Feb 8, 2013 4:47 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richardson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Richardson will soon undergo surgery on his left knee. It will be performed by Dr. Jonathan Glashow of Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York.

Richardson started 33 games for the Sixers this season, averaging 10.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.21 steals across 28.4 minutes per game. He had 40 steals, but missed the past eight games with the injury before the team ultimately decided on the surgery.

Philadelphia - a season after landing in the Eastern Conference semifinals - is just 21-27, four games behind the No. 8 playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The 76ers will take on Charlotte on Saturday night at home.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoTry To Stop Me
Jordan Clarkson drives straight through traffic down the lane and converts the bucket at the rim.
photoGasol to Leave L.A.
Jared Greenberg has the latest on Pau Gasol and where his future lies.
photoThomas Signed and Traded to Phoenix
Jared Greenberg has the latest on Isaiah Thomas being shipped to the Suns.
photoHeat: Dan Craig On LeBron's Departure
Heat Assistant coach Dan Craig speaks on LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland and where Miami goes from here.
photoKnicks vs. Mavericks
Tim Hardaway Jr. scores 25 points and grabs 5 rebounds to lead the Knicks over the Mavericks 76-64.