Allen Crabbe underwent successful surgery on Thursday morning, after playing through a lingering foot injury in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. He is expected to make a full recovery and be ready to play in time for training camp this fall, according to the Trail Blazers’ press release.
PORTLAND, Ore. (May 11, 2017) – Portland Trail Blazers guard Allen Crabbe underwent successful surgery to repair a stress reaction of the fifth metatarsal bone in his left foot, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Crabbe is expected to be ready for the start of training camp in September.
The surgery was performed by Dr. Martin O’Malley at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
In 79 games (7 starts) this season, Crabbe averaged 10.7 points (48.8% FG, 44.4% 3-PT, 84.7% FT), 2.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists. The NBA’s second most accurate 3-point shooter at 44.4%, Crabbe posted the highest percentage from beyond the arc in franchise history by a player with 100-plus 3-pointers.