The eaves of the Toronto
Raptors, Pascal Siakam, is recovering from an operation to repair a tear in the labrum of the left shoulder.
The surgery was performed last week by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in The Angels.
The expected recovery and rehabilitation time for the procedure is about five months, the team said in a press release on Friday.
Siakam, 27, suffered the injury during a May 8 game against the Memphis
Grizzlies. The Raptors they lost that game and ended the season with a seven-game losing streak.
The player averages 21.4 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists in 56 games as a starter this season, his fifth year with the Raptors.
First-round election (27th overall) in 2016, Siakam was the Most Improved Player of the NBA in 2018-19 and a first-time selection for the All-Star in 2019-20. Helped the Raptors to win the championship of the NBA 2019.
The career averages of Siakam they include 14.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 332 games (238 as a starter).