Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker IV to undergo surgery for torn meniscus

Walker suffered injury in preseason debut

By Mariah Medina - Digital Journalist

SAN ANTONIO - Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker will undergo surgery on Monday to repair a right medial meniscus tear he sustained during his preseason debut against the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.

According to a press release from the San Antonio Spurs, Walker was injured in the fourth quarter of the game. Walker was seen limping to the locker room following the play at the 6:55 mark of the game.

Walker underwent an MRI Saturday morning, and Spurs medical staff discovered the tear.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the injury could keep Walker out of the lineup for six to eight weeks.

The Spurs selected Walker 18th overall in the NBA draft.

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