Monday , Nov , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Clippers’ Rebraca headed for heart procedure

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Los Angeles Clippers center Zeljko
Rebraca is scheduled to undergo an ablation of the accessory bypass tract on
Wednesday.

The procedure is designed to help prevent a recurrence of the symptoms of an
irregular heartbeat.

Rebraca is expected to miss at least one month of action after he was admitted
to Centinela Hospital and diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat at the end of
the Clippers 103-100 win over the Toronto Raptors on November 23.

Dr. Fred Morady of the University of Michigan Hospital will perform the
procedure for the second time in Rebraca’s career. On August 7, 2003, Rebraca
had the procedure done when he missed 50 games for the Detroit Pistons during
the 2002-2003 season because of a recurring irregular heartbeat.

On the season, the seven-foot Rebraca is averaging 4.6 points per game with
2.4 rebounds. In 197 career games, he has averages of 6.1 points and 3.3
rebounds per contest.

LAC