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Matt Barnes' surgery set for Tuesday

Updated: January 9, 2011, 11:13 PM ET
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LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Matt Barnes will have surgery Tuesday to repair torn cartilage in his right knee, an injury expected to sideline him for several weeks.

The Lakers announced the date of Barnes' surgery Sunday night while hosting the New York Knicks. Team doctor Steve Lombardo will perform the surgery in Los Angeles.

The Lakers won't project a timetable for their backup swingman's recovery until after the surgery.

Barnes was hurt Friday night in ...

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