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Pau Gasol reportedly undergoes surgery to repair broken left hand

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There’s not yet a timeline for the Spurs center’s return

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

After suffering a pregame injury before Thursday night’s 118-104 win over Denver and later being diagnosed with a fractured fourth metacarpal in his left hand, Spurs center Pau Gasol is now taking the next step toward recovery.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski, Gasol will undergo surgery to repair the fracture:

There’s no timeline yet for his return.

Forward David Lee made a spot start in Gasol’s place Thursday night, notching a double-double with 10 points and 16 rebounds. But fellow forward Dewayne Dedmon is an option to replace Gasol as well.

San Antonio returns to action Saturday night at Cleveland.