Magic's Hedo Turkoglu Needs Surgery For Facial Fracture, Will Miss Three Weeks

Sunday April 8th, 2012

Orlando Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu has a facial fracture and will require surgery, according to the Associated Press. He is expected to miss at least the final three weeks of the regular season.

Turkoglu was guarding Carmelo Anthony during Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks; Anthony inadvertently hit Turkoglu in the face while driving to the basket. Turkoglu was bloodied and had to leave the game. He did not return.

Turkoglu's surgery is scheduled for today, and he will be re-evaluated after three weeks to determine his playoff availability.

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