Okeke, who sources say will be re-evaluated in four weeks, had a chondroplasty performed, which is a procedure designed to repair and reshape damaged cartilage in a joint. He has been sidelined the past 14 games with the injury.
The 24-year-old has played in 18 games this season – including seven starts – and averaged 5.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 21.8 minutes a game.
Okeke was the 16th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft out of Auburn. In two-plus seasons, he has started 46 games and averaged 7.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 steals.
Magic’s Okeke has knee procedure, out at least a month