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Spurs' Diaw out 3-4 weeks following surgery

San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - San Antonio Spurs forward Boris Diaw had a synovial cyst excised from his lumbar spine, the team announced Friday.

The surgery was performed Thursday in San Antonio. Diaw is expected to miss 3- to-4 weeks and will likely miss the first round of the NBA playoffs.

In 75 games this season for the Spurs, Diaw averaged 5.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists.

04/12 13:59:11 ET

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