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Hawks’ Bembry has surgery on wrist, to miss 4 to 6 weeks

October 24, 2017
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Bembry (95) pauses during a break in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. Bembry is expected to miss four to six weeks after having surgery to repair his fractured right wrist, the team announced Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Bembry (95) pauses during a break in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. Bembry is expected to miss four to six weeks after having surgery to repair his fractured right wrist, the team announced Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard/forward DeAndre’ Bembry is expected to miss four to six weeks after having surgery to repair his fractured right wrist.

The Hawks say the surgery was performed on Tuesday at the Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center in Atlanta.

Bembry suffered the injury in the season-opening win at Dallas last Wednesday.

Bembry averaged 2.7 points in 38 games, including one start, as a rookie last season and was targeted for a bigger role on the rebuilding Hawks. He scored six points in 18 minutes off the bench before suffering the injury against the Mavericks.

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