Posted April 12, 2013

Spurs forward Boris Diaw undergoes surgery, out 3-4 weeks

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Spurs forward Boris Diaw will be out 2-3 weeks after surgery on his spine. (David Sherman/NBA/Getty Images)

Spurs forward Boris Diaw will be out 2-3 weeks after surgery on his spine. (David Sherman/NBA/Getty Images)

San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw had a synovial cyst removed from his lumbar spine and is expected to miss three to four weeks, the team announced.

The surgery was performed Thursday in San Antonio.

Diaw has played in 75 games and started 20 games this season for the Spurs, and is averaging 5.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 22.8 minutes. The Spurs (57-21) trail the Oklahoma City Thunder by a half-game in the race for the top seed in the Western Conference with four games remaining in the regular season.


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bithomas2
bithomas2

The Spurs just can't seem to get any luck when it comes to player health.