Bucks' Delfino has sports hernia surgery

Bucks' Delfino has sports hernia surgery

By the Associated Press. CREATED May 3, 2012

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee Bucks swingman Carlos Delfino has had successful surgery for a sports hernia related to his right groin injury.

The team says Delfino is expected to return to on-court basketball activities in six to eight weeks.

Delfino missed 10 games this season with the injury, including the last four of the regular season.

In 54 games with 53 starts this season, the seven-year NBA veteran averaged 9.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals per game.