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Magic’s Quentin Richardson has back surgery

Jun 16, 2011, 1:03 PM EST

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And the string of off-season minor surgeries continues, next up Quentin Richardson of the Orlando Magic.

He had surgery to repair a disc in his lower back, according to the Orlando Sentinel (who spoke to him). It took place last week and he is expected to be sidelined only a couple of months. So, even if training camps start on time Richardson will be ready to roll.

Richardson has a very reasonable three years, $7.9 million left on his contract. Last season he averaged 16.8 minutes per game and averaged 4.4 points per game. His three point shooting took a sharp drop down to 28.8 percent, something that if he can get to bounce back up would help increase the number of minutes he gets.

  1. worldbfree4me - Jun 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM

    Who needs a ring with that kind of loot!

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