Thursday , Dec , 04 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Sixers’ Jackson undergoes surgery

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Philadelphia 76ers center Marc Jackson
underwent successful surgery on his fractured left ring finger Thursday. He is
expected to miss eight weeks.

During the 45-minute procedure, Dr. Lee Osterman placed three pins in the
broken finger.

Jackson suffered the injury during the first half of Tuesday’s 95-88 loss to
Toronto.

In 19 games this season, including 13 starts, Jackson is averaging 10.3 points
and 6.3 rebounds per outing.

PHI