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Nick Collison undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

by Erik Horne Published: June 19, 2014
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Oklahoma City's Nick Collison (4) talks to the media following the Oklahoma City Thunder practice at the Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Nick Collison (4) talks to the media following the Oklahoma City Thunder practice at the Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Thursday that veteran forward Nick Collison underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

Collison is expected to miss 4-6 weeks before returning to normal offseason activities.

This past season, Collison appeared in 81 games and averaged 4.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 16.7 minutes per game.

Collison, who will be 34 at the beginning of next season, is entering a critical final year of his contract.


by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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