The Golden State Warriors announced big man James Wiseman underwent successful surgery to repair his torn right meniscus on Thursday.
He will miss the rest of the season and is slated to return for the 2021-22 campaign.
This prevents the 20-year-old from picking up critical experience the rest of the season after he played just three games during his collegiate career with the Memphis Tigers.
Golden State selected Wiseman with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2020 NBA draft, and he averaged 11.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks a night in 39 games as a rookie.