Brandan Wright to have left shoulder surgeryPosted by Inside Hoops
Golden State Warriors forward Brandan Wright underwent an MRI today, which did confirm damage to the capsule of his left shoulder, the team announced. Surgery is required, but no timetable has been set. A timetable for his rehabilitation and recovery will be established following the surgery.
Wright, who turns 22-years-old tomorrow (October 5), suffered the injury during practice on the evening of Friday, October 2. A 6-9 forward, Wright appeared in 39 games last season, averaging 8.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per contest. He missed 41 games due to injury or illness in 2008-09, including 37 games due to injury or pain in his left shoulder. Overall in two NBA seasons, the University of North Carolina product has appeared in 77 games, averaging 6.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 13.8 minutes per contest.