How's Dawson's knee? Check out these highlights

How's Dawson's knee? Check out these highlights

Michigan State sophomore Branden Dawson suffered a season-ending knee injury in the final week of the regular season last year. How does he look on the surgically repaired knee? Well, if Michigan State’s exhibition opener against Northwood on Tuesday night is any indication, Dawson will be just fine. Watch the Spartan throw down on the opening tip now and see a couple of his other highlight-reel slam dunks in this post.

[RELATED: Dawson lands at No. 9 on BTN.com’s preseason player rankings]

Later in the first half, Dawson added this left-handed slam:

And then there was this powerful poke in the second half:

Here are Dawson’s 2011-12 season stats:

Per Game Team G GS MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG PFPG FG% 3P% FT%
2011-12 MSU 31 31 20.6 8.4 4.5 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.4 1.3 .577 .000 .594
Career 31 31 20.6 8.4 4.5 0.9 0.9 0.8 1.4 1.3 .577 .000 .594
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