Thursday , Apr , 01 , 2010 C.Y. Ellis

Heat forward Allen undergoes surgery

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – Miami Heat forward Malik Allen underwent
successful micro discectomy surgery Wednesday morning and is expected to be
sidelined six-to-eight weeks.

Allen was placed on the injured list November 23 with back spasms. He has
played in 10 games this season and is averaging 7.1 points and 4.3 rebounds
per contest.

The 26-year-old Allen has career averages of 7.4 points and 4.3 boards over
147 games, all with the Heat.