Marcus Camby out three weeks

Updated: January 20, 2011, 3:37 PM ET
Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Portland Trail Blazers center Marcus Camby had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will be sidelined about three weeks.

Camby was averaging 5.9 points and 11.3 rebounds in 39 games this season, all starts. The 6-foot-11 center is in his 15th season in the NBA.

Camby said via Twitter that the surgery Thursday to repair a meniscus tear was successful.

The Trail Blazers host the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.


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