Agent Tony Dutt confirms @SpearsNBAYahoo report that new Mavs F Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery. Uncertain how long he'll be sidelined.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 22, 2014
My guess is that this is a short-term situation, though. And even if he does miss a portion of the season, he's a minimum contract backup with capable players able to fill in around him. The rotation will be fine without him.
Forward Rashard Lewis will have knee surgery soon, a source told Yahoo. Lewis has previously agreed to sign with Dallas.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 22, 2014
We'll update here with news as it comes out about how complicated or serious the surgery is. For those wondering, Lewis has officially signed with the Mavericks after verbally committing earlier on.