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According to the Timberwolves, Jonny Flynn had successful hip surgery on Tuesday morning. Here’s the press release in its entirety, you lucky people:

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Jonny Flynn underwent successful surgery this morning for a labral tear repair and removal of extra bone to his left hip. The procedure was performed by Dr. Marc Philippon of The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo. The typical recovery time for this type of injury is three to four months. “We expect Jonny to make a full recovery from this procedure,” said David Kahn, Timberwolves President of Basketball Operations. “In the meantime, Dr. Philippon and our medical staff will work together to provide Jonny all the resources necessary to make his recovery as speedy as possible.” In his 81 appearances during the 2009-10 NBA season, Flynn averaged 13.5 points, 2.4 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game.