January 4, 2017
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Quincy Pondexter underwent successful arthroscopic left knee surgery this morning. A timetable for his return will be released at a later date.
Pondexter, 6-7, 220, has appeared in 279 career regular season games with Memphis and New Orleans, averaging 5.3 points and 2.0 rebounds in 18.1 minutes per game, as well as 29 playoff games, averaging 6.8 points while shooting .414 from three-point range, and 2.6 rebounds in 20.8 minutes per game.
After playing his rookie season in New Orleans, Pondexter was re-acquired by the Pelicans on Jan. 12, 2015 in a three-team trade with Memphis and Boston. Over the final 45 games of the regular season, the University of Washington product averaged 9.0 points, shooting .449 from the field, including .433 from three-point range, to go with 3.1 rebounds, helping New Orleans make the 2015 post-season.