Robert Covington undergoes surgery to repair meniscus

Sixers forward Robert Covington underwent successful minor arthroscopic surgery today to address a meniscus tear in his right knee.

The surgery was performed by Sixers Head Physician Dr. Christopher Dodson at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, in conjunction with Sixers Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jonathan Glashow.

Covington will begin his rehabilitation in Philadelphia and is expected to transition back to full weight-bearing in approximately two weeks. Covington is expected to resume basketball activities this summer.