Najera to miss rest of season

Updated: March 13, 2009, 7:19 PM ET
Associated Press

Najera
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New Jersey Nets forward Eduardo Najera will miss the rest of the season after having surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Najera had the surgery Friday at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital in Milwaukee.

Najera, who was signed in the offseason as a free agent, played in 27 games, averaging 2.9 points and 2.5 rebounds.


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