Reggie Evans out around 8 weeks after foot surgery

The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday forward Reggie Evans underwent surgery today to repair a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. Evans is expected to be sidelined approximately eight weeks.

The injury occurred during the third quarter of Friday night’s game at Boston.

Evans has averaged 4.0 points, 12.1 rebounds and 27.3 minutes in 16 games this season. His rebound average ranks third in the NBA. He grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds Wednesday versus Philadelphia.