Surgery goes well  for center Lopez

NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Hornets announced Saturday that center Robin Lopez underwent successful surgery to correct a tear of his medial meniscus in his left knee.

Lopez was acquired July 27, along with forward Hakim Warrick and cash considerations, from the Phoenix Suns. The 7-foot center averaged 5.4 points and 3.3 rebounds last season. Lopez is expected to be ready for training camp this fall.

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