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OKC Thunder’s Perkins procedure successful

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins underwent a successful procedure on his right groin Thursday.

This past season, Perkins appeared in 65 games (all starts) for the Thunder and recorded averages of 5.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.12 blocks in 26.8 minutes per game.

Perkins is expected to miss four to six weeks before returning to normal offseason activities.