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Bucks center Brook Lopez remains out indefinitely with back injury

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Brook Lopez will remain out of action indefinitely, after undergoing back surgery, the Milwaukee Bucks announced.

Lopez has been out of action for the past six weeks, due to an injury he sustained in the opening night vs the Brooklyn Nets.

“Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez underwent successful back surgery today in Los Angeles. Lopez has been sidelined since the Bucks’ regular season-opening win vs. Brooklyn on Oct. 19, where he tallied eight points, five rebounds and three blocks in 28 minutes of action.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Watkins with oversight by Bucks team physician Dr. William Raasch of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.

Lopez will continue to be listed as out and updates on his rehabilitation progress will be provided as appropriate,” the Bucks said in a statement.

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