Lakers' Hill has hip surgery, out 6 months

The Sports Xchange
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill had surgery on his left hip on Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn., the team announced.
The surgery, which was performed by Dr. Thomas Byrd, included the removal of loose fragments, repair of a torn labrum and a microfracture procedure to repair damaged cartilage.
Hill is expected to be out approximately six months.
He averaged 6.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in 29 games, including one start, this season.