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Wolves' rookie Malcolm Lee out six weeks

Timberwolves guard Malcolm Lee underwent knee surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus ligament in his left knee. Lee, a second round pick out of UCLA, is expected to miss the next six weeks.
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Timberwolves guard Malcolm Lee underwent knee surgery Friday to repair a torn meniscus ligament in his left knee. Lee, a second round pick out of UCLA, is expected to miss the next six weeks.

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