Jackson has ankle surgery, will likely miss 4-6 weeks

Updated: August 28, 2008, 11:23 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson had surgery on her right ankle Thursday in Australia.

Storm coach Brian Agler spoke to Jackson as she was walking out of the hospital in Sydney following the surgery. Jackson told Agler that a bone spur, which had lodged in her ankle joint, was removed and some scar tissue was cleaned up.

"She was walking. She was weight bearing and she did a little bit of rehab," Agler said.

Jackson made the surgery decision while she was playing ...

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