Lakers coach Jackson has hip replacement surgery

Updated: October 5, 2006, 2:46 PM ET
Associated Press

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 Monday ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?