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Meyers Leonard Shut Down For Season, Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery

After a disappointing season, Meyers Leonard will head into free agency recovering from surgery.

Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports reports that Meyers Leonard will have season ending shoulder surgery Friday, April 8th.

Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard will undergo surgery to repair his injured left shoulder and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season, the team announced today.

The surgery is scheduled to be performed on Friday, April 8 by Dr. Neal El Attrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.

A prognosis on Leonard's return will be made following the procedure.

Dr. El Attrache has performed surgeries for the Blazers in the past, including shoulder surgeries for both Nicolas Batum and LaMarcus Aldridge.

Jason Quick of CSNNW had the early report below:

In 61 games this season, Leonard averaged 8.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.