Duke announced Thursday that men’s basketball freshmen Kyle Filipowski and Christian Reeves underwent recent surgical procedures and have begun rehab to prepare for the 2023-24 season.
Filipowski’s arthroscopic procedure for both hips was performed by Dr. Chad Mather, while Dr. Ned Amendola performed Reeves’ left ankle surgery.
Duke finished the 2022-23 season with a 27-9 overall record and was 14-6 in the ACC, winning the ACC Tournament for the 22nd time in the program’s history with Filipowski being named the ACC Tournament MVP.
A Westtown, N.Y., native, Filipowski was also tapped the ACC Rookie of the Year, an honorable mention AP All-American and the Kyle Macy National Freshman of the Year after leading the Blue Devils with 15.1 points and 8.9 rebounds, while starting all 36 games. His 16 doubles-doubles were five more than any other freshman in Division I.
Reeves, from Charlotte, saw action in 13 games and finished the season 8-of-11 from the field and 4-of-6 at the free throw line. The 7-foot Oak Hill Academy product totaled 20 points and 13 rebounds this season.