Knicks' Marbury has ankle surgery, out indefinitely

NEW YORK -- Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury had surgery
Tuesday to remove bone spurs from his left ankle and is out

Marbury said last week he would try to return this season. He
had the same surgery when he played in Phoenix and was sidelined
for most of the offseason.

The procedure was performed by Dr. William Hamilton. The Knicks
-- who have made it clear the surgery was Marbury's choice -- said it
was successful.

Marbury has missed 17 games, mostly after his father died in
December, and is averaging a career-low 13.9 points.