Bucks' Sanders has thumb surgery

Will miss six weeks

MILWAUKEE - Bucks center Larry Sanders underwent successful surgery this afternoon to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, General Manager John Hammond announced today.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Curt Crimmins, a hand specialist, at the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. Sanders will be sidelined for approximately six weeks and updates will be provided when available.

Sanders injured his thumb on Nov. 3 while involved in an off-court incident.

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