• Lakers say Hill to have hip surgery Wednesday

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 23, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill underwent season-ending surgery on his left hip Wednesday. Hill has missed the Lakers' past eight games after suffering the injury on Jan. 6, against the Denver Nuggets. 12 that he needed season-ending surgery and he decided to get a second opinion. Hill got hurt on Jan. 6 against Denver. He is averaging 6.7 points and 5.7 rebounds as the Lakers' top backup big man in his first full season with the team. Dr. Thomas Byrd performed the surgery, which included the "removal of loose fragments, repair of a torn labrum and a microfracture procedure to repair damaged cartilage," the Lakers said in a statement released Wednesday. Clark has averaged 11.0 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.4 blocks in the past eight games entering Wednesday night.
    Sources: ESPN.com nba.com

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