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Former Michigan Star LeVert Undergoes Surgery

 Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) drives the ball to the basket past Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, April 13, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) drives the ball to the basket past Brooklyn Nets guard Markel Brown (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, April 13, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) (WNDU)
Published: Nov. 14, 2019 at 3:36 PM EST
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NEW YORK (AP) - Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert has undergone surgery to repair ligaments in his right thumb.

LeVert was hurt Sunday in Phoenix and missed his first game of the season Tuesday in Utah. He returned to New York and had the procedure Thursday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

The Nets did not give a timetable for his return, saying only that updates will be provided as appropriate.

LeVert is averaging 16.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists. He missed half of last season with a dislocated right foot.

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