Nets' James has surgery

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- New Jersey Nets forward Damion James underwent successful foot surgery on Monday to repair a fractured fifth metatarsal of his right foot.

The surgery, which involved the insertion of a screw in James' foot, was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

He will be on crutches for two weeks after which time he will begin rehabilitation. James is expected to be out for a period of six to eight weeks.

In 17 games, James was averaging 3.1 points and 2.9 rebounds.


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