Paige Bueckers is an American professional basketball player who recently tore her ACL in her left knee.
Buekcers is a professional basketball player for the University of Connecticut Huskies. Paige has been playing basketball since she was very young.
During high school, ESPN ranked Bueckers as the top recruit in her class and named her the nation’s top high school athlete.
What happened To Paige Bueckers? Her Injury Explained
Paige suffered from a knee injury recently. She suffered from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, which will make her unable to play for the 2022-23 season.
According to her school reports, Bueckers injured her knee when she was playing a pickup basketball game. She was quickly given medical attention, and her MRI later confirmed that she had torn her ACL.
However, there is no exact information about where Paige was playing during her injury. She also injured the same knee last time, and this time the same knee got injured.
She has to go through surgery on Friday, and she will be recovering in the meantime. However, it will take some time to recover from her injury, so she might not be able to play for some time.
Paige Bueckers Health Updates
Paige is doing perfectly fine besides her knee injury. Paige explained that she was in the best of health and just playing basketball with her friends when she injured herself.
She is praying that she gets better soon and her surgery is successful so she can quickly recover and go back to playing basketball.
Bueckers is optimistic she will be back soon after healing her knee injury. As for now, she is doing perfectly fine in health. She also explained that the prayers and love given by everyone around her mean a lot to her, and she will soon be back on the court.
Paige Bueckers Career So Far
Bueckers, who assisted UConn in making it to the women’s Final Four, was named the 2020–21 consensus national player of the year. She was the first freshman to do so. That season, she scored 20.1 points, handed out 5.9 assists, and stole 2.3 balls a game.
After suffering a left knee tibial plateau fracture and torn meniscus in early December, Bueckers missed 19 games of the previous season but later made a comeback.
She helped the Huskies get to the national championship game, where they fell to South Carolina. She averaged 14.6 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game for the whole season.
The basketball player will be missed on the court, and her friends have sent her well wishes through social media platforms.