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DeAndre Daniels to miss preseason after surgery

Daniels will miss the remainder of the preseason for the Perth Wildcats after surgery to remove a bone fragment in his elbow.

Ronald Martinez

Former National Champion Deandre Daniels has undergone surgery to remove a small bone fragment in his right elbow, according to the Perth Wildcats website. Daniels, taken with the 37th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors, will compete with the Wildcats of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) this upcoming season. The rehab process will take 4-6 weeks and Daniels hopes to be ready for the team's October 10th season opener against New Zealand. All reports indicate a successful surgery.

Daniels is expected to play a key role for Perth as they attempt to defend their NBL title.