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Blazers F Thomas Robinson Undergoes Thumb Surgery

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Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson has undergone surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.

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The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Tuesday that reserve forward Thomas Robinson has undergone surgery on his right thumb to repair a torn ligament.

Robinson sustained the injury during a Las Vegas Summer League against the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, Robinson initially told reporters that he was "fine" but he was then shut down for the rest of the tournament.

Here's the release.

Portland Trail Blazers forward Thomas Robinson underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey.

The surgery was performed by Dr. Kirk Wong at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash.

Robinson injured the finger July 15 during Portland's NBA Summer League game against Atlanta in Las Vegas.

Robinson is expected to be ready for Portland's Fall training camp.

Robinson, 23, is set to enter his third NBA season. He averaged 4.8 points and 4.4 rebounds per game for the Blazers last year.

In Las Vegas, Robinson averaged 13.7 points and 8.7 rebounds.

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