Robin Lopez Underwent Left Knee Surgery

Robin Lopez, the New Orleans Hornets’ newly-acquired center, had surgery on his left knee to repair a torn meniscus. Per the Times-Picayune: “Center Robin Lopez, who the New Orleans Hornets acquired in a trade from the Phoenix Suns on July 27, underwent successful surgery Saturday to correct a tear of his medial meniscus in his left knee. The procedure was performed by Dr. El Attrache at the Kerlan Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles. Lopez, 7 feet, is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for training camp this fall. Lopez was acquired along with forward Hakim Warrick and cash considerations from the Suns. He averaged 5.4 points and 3.3 rebounds for the Suns last season in 14.0 minutes over 64 games.”