Report: Wilson Chandler To Undergo Season-Ending Hip Surgery

by November 11, 2015

After he signed a four-year, $46.5 million extension with the Nuggets this summer, Wilson Chandler will have surgery to repair a torn labrum and will miss the rest of the season.

The 28-year-old has been out since an October 18 game against the Thunder.

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Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler will undergo hip surgery and miss the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.


Chandler has been diagnosed with a labral tear, league sources said. He suffered the injury during the preseason.


Chandler’s expected to make a complete recovery from the surgery after a six month rehab process, a league source said.


For the Nuggets, it’s a devastating loss. Chandler had worked himself into excellent shape and his presence has been missed on the young Nuggets roster. He is considered a vital part of coach Michael Malone and general manager Tim Connelly’s revitalization efforts with the franchise.