Nassir Little To Undergo Surgery On Left Shoulder

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 31, 2022) – Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little will undergo surgery to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, the team announced today.  

The surgery will be performed on Tuesday, February 1 by Dr. James Andrews at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

Little will miss the remainder of the season.  

In 42 games this season (23 starts), Little averaged career highs of 9.8 points (46.0% FG, 33.1% 3-PT, 73.4% FT), 5.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.86 blocks and 25.9 minutes.