Raptors Medical Update: Amir Johnson Has Ankle Surgery

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June 3, 2011

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday forward Amir Johnson underwent surgery today to repair instability in his left ankle. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson, a foot and ankle specialist at the OrthoCarolina Clinic in Charlotte North Carolina.

Johnson missed nine games, including the final five contests of the season, with a sore left ankle. He will conduct his rehabilitation in Los Angeles and is expected to be ready for training camp.

Johnson averaged career highs in points (9.6), rebounds (6.4), minutes (25.7) and starts (54) in the 2010-11 season. He shot .568 (281-465) from the field and led the team in blocks (88).