Lakers coach Jackson has hip replacement surgery
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson had right hip replacement surgery Tuesday and is expected to be released from a hospital on Wednesday.
Team spokesman John Black said there is no timetable for the 61-year-old coach's return to training camp, which opened Tuesday with assistant coach Kurt Rambis running the drills.
The 45-minute operation was performed at the Centinela Hospital
Medical Center. Jackson, who will be re-evaluated next week, said
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