Wizards center Ian Mahinmi out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi is expected to miss four to six weeks after undergoing knee surgery.

The team said Saturday he had surgery a day earlier for a partially torn medial meniscus in his left knee.

Mahinmi was hurt in Thursday's exhibition game against Philadelphia.

He signed a $64 million, four-year deal in the offseason. The 29-year-old player averaged 5.1 points and 4.3 rebounds in eight NBA seasons with San Antonio, Dallas and Indiana.

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