Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Detroit Shock’s Cheryl Ford To Miss Remainder of 2008 WNBA Season With Right Knee Injury

Auburn Hills, MI – The Detroit Shock announced today that 2007 WNBA All-Star Game MVP and 2003 WNBA Rookie of the Year Cheryl Ford will miss the remainder of the regular season due to a right knee ACL tear. The injury was diagnosed following an MRI administered Wednesday morning.

Ford suffered the injury at home versus Los Angeles on July 22 while coming down from grabbing a rebound with 2:06 left to play in the fourth quarter.

Ford, who had micro-fracture surgery on her left knee this past off season has appeared in 24 games this season averaging 10.1 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.0 seals in 26.3 minutes per game.