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.