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Thunder’s Kendrick Perkins out for six weeks because of injury

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The Thunder's Kendrick Perkins will miss the next six weeks while recovering from surgery.

The OKC Thunder report Perkins had successful procedure on his left groin.

The injury happened during the third quarter of the February 20 game against the Miami Heat.

This season Perkins has started in 54 games averaging 3.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 19.7 per contest.