Washington Bullets All-Star forward Bernard King will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee to relieve discomfort from meniscus cartilage that was repaired 17 years ago when King played at the University of Tennessee.
King and Dr. Norman Scott, who will perform the surgery, said there is no relationship between the current injury and reconstructive surgery on his right knee in 1985.
The arthroscopic surgery will be performed tomorrow morning.
The procedure was scheduled after King felt discomfort in his knee Monday while running on a treadmill. King requested permission to be examined by Scott, the team physician for the )) New York Knicks and the surgeon who performed the reconstructive surgery, and was granted permission.