Basketball: Robertson to have hip surgery

Junior forward Theo Robertson will have surgery Friday on his right hip — opposite the one that forced him to sit out the entire 2007-08 season after microfracture surgery — but said he does not believe the injury is nearly as serious this time.

Robertson said his doctor will remove a bone spur and check to make sure there is no cartilage damage. Even if there is a slight cartilage tear, Robertson was told he’d likely only be on crutches for two weeks before beginning rehab.

“It hasn’t been nearly as painful as the last one,” Robertson said, “so I’m optimisic from all indications from my doctor that I wouldn’t be down for nearly as long.

“I’m kind of excited in one way to get it taken care of and have a full season where I’m 100 percent healthy.”

Coach Mike Montgomery also confirmed that power forward Harper Kamp will undergo arthroscopic surgery at some point soon to clean up his right knee and relieve pain he has experienced since surgery last August.

Jeff Faraudo

  • Bears

    Theo is a glue guy and I hope he comes back 100% healthy so he can have a great senior season. He’s one of my favorite Bears. It will be fun to see him play next year with the true frosh PG from his HS DLS.
    Good luck with rehab Theo, rooting for you, love your game and really enjoy watching you play.

  • concordtom

    And if you’ve ever met him, you know he’s really nice! Seems like the kind of guy parents would want their sons to grow up like.