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Lauren Jackson undergoes surgery

Updated: February 11, 2014, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Seattle Storm forward Lauren Jackson was told her basketball career could have ended if she had not undergone surgery this week on her knee and Achilles tendon.

The three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player had surgery Monday night to repair a torn meniscus in her right knee and an ongoing problem in her left Achilles tendon.

Jackson, 32, faces a four-month recovery program and will almost certainly miss the start of the WNBA season.

"I was told last night ...

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