Jermaine O'Neal to have wrist surgery

O'Neal to have surgery
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Golden State Warriors star Jermaine O'Neal is scheduled for wrist surgery.

Golden State Warriors back-up centre Jermaine O'Neal is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist.

The 35-year-old is currently in his 18th NBA season, and the Warriors have insisted that they will announce his timetable after the procedure.

The franchise said that O'Neal's latest operation "is to address a torn ligament in his right wrist," ESPN reports.

O'Neal is averaging 6.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 18.6 minutes so far this season after appearing in 17 games.

Jermaine O'Neal #7 of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Ryan Hollins #15 of the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on October 31, 2013
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