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Elson Out Six Weeks

| February 1, 2010

Category: Injury Report

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The Bucks have lost their backup’s backup’s backup center for at least six weeks.  Francisco Elson underwent successful surgery on Friday for a hernia.  From the Bucks:

Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that center Francisco Elson (7-0, 240) had successful surgery on Friday to repair a hernia.  Elson is expected to miss six weeks of action.

Elson, 33, has appeared in 11 games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.2 rebounds in 5.6 minutes per game.

This means for the foreseeable future the Bucks inactive list will be: Elson (injury), Michael Redd (injury) and Joe Alexander (not good).

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