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Cam Johnson Recovery Timeline Revealed After Meniscus Surgery

Adam Taylor McKillop
Phoenix Suns forward Cam Johnson's recovery timeline was revealed after meniscus surgery.
Phoenix Suns forward Cam Johnson's recovery timeline was revealed after meniscus surgery. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Phoenix Suns forward Cam Johnson went down with a knee injury last Friday, and it turned out to be a relatively serious one. On Tuesday morning, Johnson underwent surgery to remove a part of his meniscus.

Reports reveal the potential length of Johnson's absence.

According to NBA insider Brian Windhorst, Johnson's procedure "should allow him to return in 1-2 months."

That's a tough break for the 7-3 Suns. Johnson, a starter, was averaging 25.3 minutes per game and was on pace for a career-high 13.0 points, 1.1 steals, and 1.8 assists per game. This return puts Johnson back int he lineup about 1.5 months before the All-Star break.

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