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Harpring Undergoes Successful Scope Surgery

Harpring Undergoes Successful Scope Surgery

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SALT LAKE CITY (June 13, 2008) - Utah Jazz forward Matt Harpring underwent successful scope surgery Thursday to remove two bone spurs from his right ankle, Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor announced today.

The out-patient procedure was performed by Dr. R. Marvin Royster in Atlanta.

Further information on Harpring's recovery timeline will be provided once it is available.

In his 10th NBA season and sixth with the Jazz, Harpring appeared in 76 regular season games (all as a reserve) in 2007-08, averaging 8.2 points and 3.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.1 minutes per game. He also saw action in all 12 playoff games for the Jazz, averaging 6.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game.

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