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Hawks G Jenkins has back surgery

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Atlanta Hawks guard John Jenkins underwent successful surgery on his lower back, the team announced Monday.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Hal Silcox of the Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic.

Jenkins is out for the rest of the season. After a period of rest and recovery, he will receive treatment and rehabilitation.

Jenkins averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.2 minutes over 13 games this season, his second in the NBA.

Alan is an expert gambling writer who works as one of the chief editors for Basketball Insiders. He has been covering online gambling and sports betting for over 8 years, having written for the likes of Sportlens,, The Sports Daily, 90min, and His particular specialisms include US online casinos and gambling regulations, and soccer and basketball betting. Based in London, Alan holds an MA in English Literature and is a passionate supporter of Chelsea FC.

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