Dirk Nowitzki Undergoes Successful Surgery

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  • For Immediate Release
  • October 19, 2012

DALLAS -- The Dallas Mavericks announced today that Dirk Nowitzki underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee. The surgery was performed at Texas Sports Medicine by team orthopedic surgeon T.O. Souryal. Nowitzki is expected to resume on-court activities within approximately 6 weeks.

Nowitzki has missed the last three preseason games with right knew effusion. His lone preseason appearance took place in Berlin on October 6 when Nowitzki scored 8 points in 34 minutes of action.