Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Trail Blazers rookie Shaedon Sharpe suffers labral tear, will be reevaluated in 10-14 days
Shaedon Sharpe’s NBA career is on hold.
The Portland Trail Blazers announced that an MRI taken yesterday revealed Sharpe had a small labral tear in his left shoulder.
Sharpe will begin immediate rest and rehabilitation. He will miss the remainder of Summer League and will be reevaluated in 10-14 days.
The injury occurred during Portland’s Summer League game against Detroit on Thursday, July 7.
The 6-foot-5 Sharpe was the No. 7 pick in last month’s NBA Draft after not playing this past semester at Kentucky.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.