October 18, 2010
Lou Amundson Undergoes Successful Surgery
Procedure To Repair Fractured Right Index Finger; Injury Occurred In Saturday Night’s Game At Portland
Golden State Warriors forward Lou Amundson underwent successful surgery this afternoon to repair a fractured right index finger, the team announced. The procedure was performed by Dr. Andrew Gutow, a hand specialist from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, at the Menlo Park Surgical Hospital.
Amundson will begin rehabilitation immediately and his return will be based on the progress of his rehabilitation. The injury, which consisted of a displaced joint with a fracture of the proximal phalanx, occurred during the fourth quarter of Golden State’s preseason game at Portland on Saturday, October 16.