Lee's surgery a success

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, Last Updated: 1:36 PM ET

Oakland, CA - The Golden State Warriors announced that forward David Lee underwent successful surgery on Friday to clean out an infection in his left elbow.

Lee suffered a deep laceration to the elbow during the Warriors' 122-117 victory in New York. Dr. Frank Chen performed the procedure at the Fremont Surgery Center.

The 27-year-old Lee inked a six-year, $80 million contract in a sign and trade with the Knicks in the offseason. He has averaged 14.3 points and 11.3 rebounds in eight games this season.


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