Malcolm Lee To Have Knee Surgery
By Bruin Basketball Report
UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland announced starting guard Malcolm Lee will undergo arthroscopic surgery next week to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
The sophomore injured his knee while playing basketball over the weekend. An MRI confirmed the injury on Wednesday.
It is anticipated Lee will be away from workouts and basketball action for at least six weeks.
"Malcolm has been performing very well during our off-season workouts," Howland said in a statement. "We expect he will be better than ever following the surgery."
Lee averaged 12.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game for UCLA last season.