Originally Posted by cwb124
So now Dirk is out 6 weeks with knee surgery. Here is what I don't get, why does it seem like athletes hold off on surgery until right before the season is going to start? He had knee issues last season. He hasn't played since May. Why not get the surgery in July/August and be ready for the season? Is there something I'm missing here?
He was trying to avoid having surgery and seeing if it would heal on it's own.
Some guys don't like going under the knife and going through rehab if they don't have to (understandably so).