Detroit Piston Brandon Jennings Undergoes Successful Surgical Procedure

Brandon Jennings took part in his first practice in Los Angeles on Thursday and continues to make progress in his recovery from Achilles tendon surgery.
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons announced today that guard Brandon Jennings underwent successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon.   After joint consultations between Dr. Stephen Lemos, team orthopedist for the Detroit Pistons, and Dr. Martin O’Malley, the operating physician, the surgical procedure was implemented and executed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

No timetable is being placed on Jennings’ return at this time. 

The 6-foot-1 guard has appeared in 41 games this season averaging 15.4 points, 6.6 assists and 1.07 steals in 28.6 minutes per game.