Martell Webster has back surgery, may be out 4-6 weeks

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that guard/forward Martell Webster underwent a successful microdiscectomy this morning to alleviate his recurring back pain. The surgery was conducted at TRIA Orthopaedic Center by Dr. James Schwender of the Twin Cities Spine Center.

No timetable for Webster’s return has been established, but the typical recovery time for this procedure is 4-6 weeks.