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Back surgery ends season for Hawks' Jenkins

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Hawks announced that John Jenkins will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing successful lower back surgery on Monday.

The team said the second-year guard will need an indeterminate period of rest before beginning a rehabilitation program.

Jenkins averaged 3.1 points and 1.7 rebounds in 13 games this season.

02/03 12:16:01 ET