DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis underwent surgery to repair an injury in his right knee, the team announced Friday.
The Mavs said the forward suffered a lateral meniscus injury in his right knee during Game 1 of the team’s first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Orlando.READ MORE: Public Health Experts Say Dallas Cowboys COVID Outbreak Shows Pandemic Far From Over
The injury forced Porzingis to miss the rest of the series, which the Mavs eventually lost 4-2.READ MORE: AP Source: Rangers Snag Shortstop Corey Seager For $325 Million, 10-Year Deal
In a statement, the team said he will begin rehabilitation immediately and that there is no timetable set for his return yet.
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“Wishing a speedy recovery to our guy @kporzee. Stronger and tougher,” the Mavs tweeted.