BOSTON — Glen Davis underwent surgery on the fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot Friday, and Orlando Magic officials said afterward that the procedure was a success.
Doctors inserted a screw into Davis' foot to stabilize the bone and promote the healing process.
The surgery was performed on an outpatient basis, and Davis was resting at home by Friday afternoon.
Back in Boston
With the Magic facing the Boston Celtics on Friday, Magic combo guard E'Twaun Moore returned to TD Garden for the first time since last season when he played 38 regular-season games and nine postseason games for the Celtics as a rookie.
With the Celtics, Moore was surrounded by veterans such as Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen.
"It was definitely interesting," Moore recalled. "The times I wasn't playing, I still was like a fan, like, 'Whoa!' I was surprised by some of the plays and things that some of the guys made. It was just a fun ride."
Moore checked into Friday's game with 2:57 remaining in the first quarter, and he had an assist on his first offensive possession.
On the way back
The Magic might receive some help soon from a player who hasn't played yet this season.
Al Harrington said he is making progress as he attempts to return from issues in his right knee after a staph infection took hold in the joint last May.
"It feels pretty good," Harrington said after the Magic finished their shootaround at TD Garden on Friday morning. "I'm getting in better shape. My wind is getting better. So I'm thinking now it's just a matter of time. I'm just trying to get a couple of practices in; our schedule is not allowing that. But I feel good with everything I'm doing so far.
"I feel like I'm really close now. I'm just going to keep working, keep rehabbing. I feel like there's finally light at the end of the tunnel. I'm not sure exactly when I'll probably get an opportunity to go out there, but I feel like it should be soon."
Harrington would give the Magic a boost at power forward — a position depleted now that Davis likely is out for the season following surgery to repair a fractured left foot.
There's also a possibility that the Magic will attempt to trade Harrington, who will turn 33 on Feb. 17 and doesn't fit into the franchise's long-range plans. The NBA trade deadline will arrive on Feb. 21, and if the Magic want to trade Harrington before then, it would serve them well to have him play a few games and show he can be effective.
He said he has no problems running as long as he doesn't think about his knee.
"I just keep saying to myself, 'You're healthy now. You're healthy. Just go. Just go,' " he explained.
"It's like a song I'm playing in my head to myself."
• Arron Afflalo missed his third game in a row because of a strained left calf.
• Coach Jacque Vaughn employed a starting lineup of Jameer Nelson, J.J. Redick, Maurice Harkless, Andrew Nicholson and Nik Vucevic.
• The Magic are in the midst of their seventh back-to-back of the season, with a game scheduled for tonight against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Magic are 2-4 in the second games of back-to-backs this season.
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