Archive for January 11th, 2011

Matt Barnes out eight weeks after knee surgery

Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes underwent successful surgery today on a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee, it was announced today.

The surgery was performed by Lakers team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Barnes is expected to be out for approximately eight weeks.

Barnes suffered the injury on January 7 in a game against the New Orleans Hornets.

In 37 games this season, Barnes has averaged 7.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 20.8 minutes.

The National Basketball Association game scheduled  for  this  evening  between  the Milwaukee Bucks and the Atlanta Hawks  at Philips Arena has been postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Atlanta area.

Tonight’s  postponed  game  has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. ET at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

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