Saturday , Jan , 13 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Simmons undergoes successful surgery

Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – Milwaukee Bucks forward Bobby Simmons
underwent successful surgery on his right foot Friday, the club announced on
Saturday afternoon.

The procedure to address a symptomatic cyst in his heel bone was performed by
Dr. Richard Ferkel, M.D., at the Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys,

The surgery was the second for Simmons in the last month. The forward had bone
spurs removed from his right ankle on December 18, 2006.

The veteran forward is expected to miss the remainder of the season. Simmons
averaged 13.4 points and 4.4 rebounds a game for the Bucks in 2005-05.