Stateside: Hill needs the Magic treatment; WEEKLY LOOK AT THE SPORTS NEWS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC.GRANT Hill could have a third operation on his left ankle if it doesn't improve dramatically during the next week.
The Orlando Magic The Orlando Magic is a professional basketball team based in Orlando, Florida. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). History
The Orlando Magic officially entered the NBA as an expansion franchise in 1989. forward was placed on the injured list on Friday and missed his fifth consecutive game.
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John Gabriel is an executive in the National Basketball Association. said the team and Hill's doctor most likely will determine by the end of next week whether there will be arthroscopic surgery Arthroscopic Surgery Definition
Arthroscopic surgery is a procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat joint problems. The name is derived from the Greek words arthron, which means joint, and skopein, which means to look at. for bone spurs.
"We'll let him rest it for another week, maybe longer," Gabriel told the Orlando Sentinel The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of the Orlando, Florida region. It was founded in 1876 and is currently in its 131st year of publication. The Sentinel is owned by Tribune Company and is overseen by the Chicago Tribune. on Saturday."But when he gets back out there and does some things and it still doesn't feel right, then he could have arthroscopic surgery and miss three and a half weeks."
Hill's doctor, Mark Myerson, said last week surgery was not planned but is an option.
Hill's treatment for the inflammation and soreness includes rest, ice and exercise.
MISSING: Grant Hill