InsideHoops.com Newswire: The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced forward Mark Madsen underwent successful right shoulder pec repair surgery. Team orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Fischer and Dr. Brad Nelson performed the surgery at the TRIA Orthopaedic Center. Madsen is expected to make a full recovery, with a rehabilitation timeline of three months.
Madsen, a 6-9 forward from Stanford, is entering his eighth NBA season, and fifth with the Timberwolves. He has appeared in 414 career regular-season games. A first-round pick (29th overall) in the 2000 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers, Madsen was a member of the Lakers 2001 and 2002 NBA Championship teams. After three years in Los Angeles, he signed as a free agent with Minnesota on July 28, 2003, and re-signed with the Wolves on Aug. 9, 2005.