Pelicans' Miller undergoes surgery on torn Achilles

Official release

Aug 29, 2019 11:23 AM ET

Darius Miller averaged 8.2 points and 2.1 assists in 25.5 minutes last season for the Pelicans.

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward Darius Miller underwent successful surgery this morning to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon.

Dr. Martin O’Malley, in consultation with Pelicans Team Orthopedist Dr. Misty Suri of Ochsner Sports Medicine, performed the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

A timeline for Miller’s return to basketball activities will be made available at a later date.

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