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Spurs' Oberto (irregular heartbeat) to miss two games

Updated: October 29, 2008, 10:51 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Spurs forward Fabricio Oberto will miss the first two games of the season after undergoing treatment for an irregular heartbeat.

Oberto told Spurs trainers at practice Tuesday while he was lifting weights that he felt a fluttering in his heart. A heart test confirmed the abnormal rhythm, known as atrial fibrillation. He underwent a procedure Tuesday night to restore his heart's normal rhythm.

"Luckily he's very vocal about it," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "We immediately ...

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