Michael Carter-Williams Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

by May 07, 2014

The Philadelphia Sixers announced Tuesday that NBA Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams underwent successful surgery to repair the labrum of his right shoulder. From the press release:

“The health of our players is our primary concern,” said Sixers President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Sam Hinkie. “There were a number of healthy discussions between Michael, our medical team, several medical specialists and Michael’s representatives. After careful consideration and thoughtful research, we collectively agreed that it was in Michael’s best interest to move forward with the procedure now and allow for maximum recovery time.”

There is no timetable set for his return.