Spurs say rookie guard Lonnie Walker IV needs surgery
Walker was hurt in the Spurs’ preseason win over Detroit on Friday night.
The Spurs say he will have surgery on Monday, and that a timeline for his return will be determined after that procedure. The rehab for meniscus surgery is often in the range of six weeks.
The 19-year-old Walker was the 18th overall pick in the draft earlier this year, after skipping his final three seasons of eligibility with the Miami Hurricanes and turning pro.