Dooling has particles removed from hip
The surgery was performed on Monday by Drs. Bryan Kelly and Riley Williams at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dooling will begin rehabilitation in several days, and is expected to be ready for the beginning of the 2009-10 season.
The ninth-year guard played in 77 games in his first season with New Jersey in 2008-09, averaging career-highs of 9.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists.
Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press
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