Enes Kanter Injury Update

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SALT LAKE CITY (March 28, 2013) – The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz center Enes Kanter:

Kanter was examined by the Utah Jazz medical staff and underwent a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test on his left shoulder on Thursday. The MRI test confirmed a dislocation of his left shoulder. Kanter did not travel with the team for Friday night’s game at Portland and will remain out indefinitely. He will continue to be re-evaluated and updates on his status will be provided as new information becomes available.

Now in his second NBA season, Kanter (6-11, 248, Turkey/Kentucky) has appeared in 70 games (two starts) and is averaging 7.2 points and 4.3 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game. He has 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 suffered the injury at the 10:23 mark of the second quarter of the Jazz’s 103-88 win over Phoenix on Wednesday, March 27.