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JOSH RICHARDSON UNDERGOES SURGERY

Your Miami HEAT announced that Josh Richardson underwent successful right shoulder surgery today. The 90-minute labrum procedure to repair right shoulder instability was performed by Dr. Harlan Selesnick and assisted by Dr. Frantz Lerebours at Doctors Hospital Ambulatory Surgical Center. Richardson will miss the remainder of the season and is expected to make a full recovery.

Richardson appeared in 43 games (six starts) with the HEAT this season averaging 9.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 25.6 minutes while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and a career-best 94.4 percent from the line.