It turns out that Mike D’Antoni’s pessimism regarding Metta World Peace’s knee injury was well founded. The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that MWP will undergo surgery and miss the next 6 weeks: “Metta World Peace, who injured his left knee in Monday night’s game, will have surgery Thursday for a torn lateral meniscus.The surgery will be performed by team doctors Steve Lombardo and Dan Kharrazi. MWP is expected to be out a minimum of six weeks.”