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Lakers G Blake to have abdominal surgery

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 3, 2012 at 6:00 pm •  Published: December 3, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Lakers guard Steve Blake will undergo laparoscopic surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn abdominal muscle and will miss at least six to eight weeks.

Blake has missed 10 games since being diagnosed with the strain on Nov. 12.

He averaged 5.1 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.4 assists playing 26 minutes per game in seven games this season.