Timberwolves' Covington has successful right knee surgery

NBA.com Global on Apr 02, 2019 07:22 AM
Timberwolves' Covington has successful right knee surgery
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 17: Robert Covington #33 of the Minnesota Timberwolves drives to the basket during the game against the Sacramento Kings on December 17, 2018 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

Minnesota Timberwolves press release

Minneapolis-St. Paul -- The Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday announced that forward Robert Covington underwent a successful diagnostic arthroscopic procedure Monday morning with debridement and removal of loose bodies in his right knee.

The surgery was performed at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. by Timberwolves Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Dahm of Mayo Clinic. Covington will remain out indefinitely and further updates to his progress will be issued when available.

In 22 games with the Wolves this season, Covington averaged 14.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 steals.

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