Six days after Zach Collins dislocated his left shoulder, the Portland Trail Blazers announced Saturday that he will undergo surgery. There is no timeline for his return yet, and one will be established after surgery is completed. The Blazers confirmed his status in a short statement.
Jason Quick of The Athletic, who broke the news, reported that Collins received multiple medical opinions on his shoulder, and debated surgery versus rehabilitation. There is no announced date for his procedure to take place.
Blazers forward Zach Collins will have surgery to repair his dislocated left shoulder, sources tell The Athletic.— Jason Quick (@jwquick) November 3, 2019
Collins was evaluated by multiple doctors and his camp weighed whether to have surgery or just rehabilitate. They opted for surgery, and a timeline will be determined after the procedure.— Jason Quick (@jwquick) November 3, 2019