Rapper/basketball player Romeo Miller recently sustained a knee injury during the first high school basketball game of the year that will force him to miss the rest of the season.
The rapper/actor who plays point guard for Beverly Hills High School, injured his knee during the schools opening match up last month versus Valencia Californias West Ranch High School.
According to Romeos father, Percy Master P. Miller, doctors advised the rapper to refrain from strenuous activity until he makes a full recovery.
His doctor told him not to play on it for two weeks and give it a chance to heal, Master P. told AllHipHop.com. After two weeks, he got back in the game and he knee began to hurt again. He stayed out of the game another three weeks, but the knee still kept giving him trouble.
According to Master P., the rapper can still run and function, but his knee gives him trouble when attempts to jump.
The news comes as Romeo prepares for his college basketball debut at the University of Southern California in the fall of 2008.
The six-foot-tall rapper earned a full scholarship to USC as a standout on the Beverly Hills High Boys Basketball team, averaging 13.9 and 5.6 assists per-game during the 2006 season.
Romeo is now focused on rehabilitating his injured knee in time for his freshman year in college.
Now, he’ll stay out [this season] and make sure it heals totally, Master P. said. Staying off it will keep him from having further problems, like tearing something which would cause him to need to be operated on. So, we wanna make sure it heals.