Trail Blazers Forward Zach Collins to Undergo Surgery on Injured Left Shoulder

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 2, 2019) – Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins will undergo surgery to repair his injured left shoulder, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. 

A date for the procedure is to be determined. 

A prognosis on Collins’ return will be made following the procedure. 

In the first three games of the season, Collins, 21, averaged 9.0 points (47.4% FG, 42.9% 3-PT, 100% FT), 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists. For his career, Collins (7-0, 250) holds averages of 5.7 points (44.2% FG, 32.4% 3-PT, 73.0% FT), 3.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 146 games (four starts).