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Suns G Knight to miss 2017-18 following surgery

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(TSX / STATS) -- Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee on Friday, the team announced.

Knight suffered the injury last month and will miss the entire 2017-18 season.

Knight averaged 11.0 points and 2.4 assists in 54 games last season. He holds career averages of 15.2 points and 4.3 assists in 382 career games with the Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks and Suns.

The 25-year-old Knight is slated to make more than $13 million while sitting out the campaign.

Updated August 25, 2017

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