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Kendrick Perkins Has Surgery For Hip Injury

Thunder center Kendrick Perkins underwent surgery to repair the hip that hampered him in the postseason, according to Darnell Mayberry of NewOK.com.

Finally, Kendrick Perkins underwent surgery today in Philadelphia to repair the hip injury that plagued him throughout the postseason. He will be on the shelf for three to four weeks. Perkins had originally said the injury that was listed as a right hip strain wouldn't require surgery. But further examination recently revealed that it did.

Perkins averaged 5.1 points and 6.6 rebounds per game in in the regular season, but struggled at times during the postseason while dealing with the injury.

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