Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that center Francisco Elson (7-0, 240) had successful surgery on Friday to repair a hernia.  Elson is expected to miss six weeks of action.

Francisco Elson out six weeks after hernia surgery

Elson, 33, has appeared in 11 games for the Bucks this season and averaged 1.2 rebounds in 5.6 minutes per game.

The 20-25 Bucks are currently the 9th seed in the Eastern conference. The team has been led this season by super rookie point guard Brandon Jennings (17.7 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 6.2 apg, 1.2 spg) and center Andrew Bogut (15.9 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 2.18 bpg).