Lakers' Walton to have bone spurs removed from right ankle

Updated: July 15, 2008, 2:37 PM ET
Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Luke Walton will undergo surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Friday.

The surgery will be done in Los Angeles and a timetable for his recovery will be provided afterward, the team said Tuesday.

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