New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday guard Tyreke Evans underwent minor arthroscopic surgery yesterday to clean out scar tissue in his right knee.

Evans will begin rehab on his right knee immediately. His expected timetable for recovery is six to eight weeks.

Evans appeared in 72 games this season and averaged 14.5 points, 5.0 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 28.2 minutes per game.