Kanter done for season after surgery

Kanter done for season after surgery

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - Jazz center Enes Kanter will have shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - Following several medical consultations, the Utah Jazz announced that center that Enes Kanter will undergo a surgical repair on his injured left shoulder and he will miss the rest of the season.

The procedure will be performed on Wednesday, April 10 in Chicago by Dr. Guido Marra.

A return-to-activity timeline will be determined following the completion of the surgery.

Kanter appeared in 70 games for the Jazz in 2012-13, averaging 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds while shooting .544 from the field in 15.4 minutes per game as the second-year center improved his averages in every major statistical category over his rookie campaign. The 20-year-old Kanter scored in double figures 22 times, with two double-doubles, including a 23-point (10-12 FG), 22-rebound performance in a March 1 win over Charlotte.

Kanter suffered the injury at the 10:23 mark of the second quarter of the Jazz’s 103-88 win over Phoenix on March 27 and has not played since. Prior to his injury, Kanter had seen action in 136 of a possible 138 games over his first two seasons with the Jazz, including all 66 games as a rookie in 2011-12. Kanter was originally selected by the Jazz in the first round (third overall selection) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
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