Posted April 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson is having surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and ankle. Gibson was injured in a game against New Jersey on March 19. After consulting with an outside specialist, the Cavs' team doctors decided on the operation, which will likely end Gibson's season. The Cavs said Monday that a timetable for Gibson's recovery will be updated following a ''post-operative review.'' Gibson had an injury-plagued season, his sixth in the NBA. He averaged 7.5 points in 35 games - 7 starts - but shot a career-low 35 percent from the floor. The 26-year-old has been with the Cavs since 2006, when he was selected in the second round. He is under contract for one more season.

Kyrie Irving wins Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for March

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Cavs' Irving out after aggravating injury

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Pop still impressed with former Spur Gee

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Spurs Will Provide Formidable Challenge For Cavaliers

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Gibson Undergoes Surgery, To Miss Remainder Of Season

Daniel Gibson had successful surgery on Monday to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and ankle.
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