Monday , Nov , 20 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Shaq undergoes successful surgery

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – The Miami Heat announced that center Shaquille
ONeal underwent successful surgery on his left knee.

The 45-minute procedure was performed by Dr. Harlan Selesnick at Baptist
Hospital of Miami and repaired a flap tear in the articular cartilage of the
knee today.

O’Neal is expected to begin rehabilitation immediately and be sidelined four
to six weeks.

The 13-time All-Star has seen action in three games this year and averaged 14
points and 7.5 rebounds per game.