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Jordan Hill has hip surgery

Updated: January 23, 2013, 5:56 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill underwent season-ending surgery on his left hip Wednesday.

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.

The recovery period following the procedure will be approximately six months, but Hill will be re-evaluated by Bird in a month, according to the statement.

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