CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets backup point guard Ramon Sessions will miss four to six weeks after needing surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his left knee.
The team announced that Sessions had ''successful'' surgery in New York on Wednesday.
The nine-year NBA veteran is averaging 6.2 points, 2.6 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 16.2 minutes per game playing behind All-Star Kemba Walker. He has appeared in 50 games this season with one start.
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Brian Roberts will be Walker's backup moving forward.
The Hornets host the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.