OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -Oklahoma City Thunder guard Desmond Mason has undergone successful surgery after suffering a hyperextended right knee.
Team physician Carlan Yates performed the arthroscopic procedure on Mason on Friday morning. Thunder officials have said they expect Mason will make a full recovery, although he will miss the rest of the season.
Mason suffered the injury during the Thunder's 114-102 overtime victory over Memphis on Wednesday night.
Thunder general manager Sam Presti has said that an MRI revealed bruising to Mason's right femur and tibia bones.
The surgery was necessary to remove debris caused by the hyperextension.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Nuggets vs. Lakers Pick Are the Denver Nuggetsgoing to cover the spread as a road favorite tonight at 9:30PM ET when they play the host Los Angeles...
Thumbnail Bulls vs. Suns Pick Are the underdog Chicago Bulls going to send the host Phoenix Suns...
Thumbnail Pistons vs. Timberwolves Pick Are the Detroit Pistons going to cover the spread as an underdog tonight at 7PM ET when they play at the Minnesota...
Thumbnail Pacers vs. Heat Pick Are the Indiana Pacers going to stay within the number this evening at 5PM ET when they play at the Miami...

NBA Team Pages