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Report: Zach Collins To Have Season Ending Ankle Surgery

Portland, Ore. — Fresh off a shoulder injury, Portland Trail Blazers Zach Collins will now have season ending ankle surgery.

The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The Blazers released the following statement:

Further imaging shows Portland forward Zach Collins with a hairline medial malleolus stress fracture of his left ankle, it was announced today by Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.  The injury will require surgery to repair.  A date for surgery is to be determined. Collins will miss the remainder of the postseason.

Collins, 22, appeared in 11 games (all starts) for the Trail Blazers this season, posting averages of 7.0 points (47.1% FG, 36.8% 3-PT, 75.0% FT), 6.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.45 blocks.

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