Robinson undergoes successful knee surgery
East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) – New Jersey Nets forward Clifford
Robinson underwent successful arthroscopic Monday to remove torn cartilage in
his left knee.
Dr. David Altchek and Dr. Riley Williams III performed the surgery at the
Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, and no timetable has been set for
The second-oldest active player in the NBA, Robinson is averaging 5.4 points
per game and 2.4 rebounds per game in seven appearances this season. Now in
his 18th season, Robinson ranks seventh on the all-time list for most career
games at 1,337.
The Buffalo, New York native also ranks 14th all-time in minutes played. He
has career averages of 14.5 ppg and 4.6 rpg. Named to the NBA All-Defensive
Second Team twice (2001-02 & 1999-00), Robinson won the 1992-93 NBA Sixth
Man Award when he played for Portland.