Blazers' Nassir Little out for season with torn labrum in shoulder

The Portland forward requires surgery to repair an injury he suffered last week.

Nassir Little has averaged 9.8 points and 5.6 rebounds over 42 games with Portland this season.

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little is out for the remainder of the season due to a torn labrum in his left shoulder that requires surgery, the team announced on Monday.

The surgery will be performed on Tuesday.

In 42 games this season (23 starts), Little averaged career-highs of 9.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 25.9 minutes.

The Blazers (21-29) are currently the 10th seed in the West standings.