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Jannero Pargo Injury: Hawks Guard Has Appendicitis, To Have Surgery Sunday Night

Tests performed at The Cleveland Clinic revealed that Atlanta Hawks guard Jannero Pargo has appendicitis and will undergo surgery tonight and will not travel with the team back to Atlanta.

Pargo was transported to the hospital prior to tip off of Atlanta's win over the Cavs on Sunday. He was set to undergo tests for a stomach illness. The surgery will keep him out of action for several days.

Atlanta has battled injuries from onset this season. Al Horford was lost early in the campaign for the remainder of the regular season for a torn pectoral muscle. Joe Johnson has also missed time battling tendinitis in his knee. The Hawks played the Cavs on Sunday without Marvin Williams, Vladimir Radmanovic and Willie Green who stayed behind in Atlanta while dealing with assorted injuries.

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