This brief release from the Blazers:
BATUM UNDERGOES SHOULDER SURGERY
PORTLAND, Ore. - Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the Portland Trail Blazers announced today.
Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed the surgery at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles .
Batum is expected to be sidelined for up to five months.