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Perkins sidelined with knee injury

Updated: June 17, 2010, 10:53 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins told reporters at Wednesday's media session that he tore two ligaments in his right knee in Tuesday's NBA Finals Game 6 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers and will be sidelined for Thursday's decisive Game 7.

Perkins, arriving at the courtside podium on crutches with bandages around his knee, revealed he tore the medial collateral and posterior cruciate ligaments. He underwent X-rays on the knee Tuesday night and was informed ...

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