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Utah Jazz: Boozer to undergo knee surgery

Published December 30, 2008 3:20 pm

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Utah Jazz power forward Carlos Boozer will undergo surgery, probably next week, and will be sidelined for at least a month, Vice President of Basketball Operations Kevin O'Connor said Tuesday afternoon.

Boozer's surgery is tentatively scheduled for Jan. 9.

Boozer suffered a strained quadricep muscle and what was thought to be a bruised knee on Nov. 19. He has missed 21 games.

-- Steve Luhm