Atlanta Hawks may not have Onyeka Okongwu for at least 6 months. The young player suffers from a shoulder injury. And this injury has forced him to undergo surgery. Your team has reported this.
The player has a damaged labrum in his right shoulder, according to the Hawks report.
Okongwu underwent surgery on Wednesday at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic. In Los Angeles. The surgery was carried out by a medical team under the command of the doctor Neal ElAttrache. It is the great reference for NBA players in this type of surgical intervention.
The team has reported that the player will be out for at least 6 months. This means that it will not be incorporated into the game until the middle of the campaign. Because you have to bear in mind that the next course will start in October.
The Hawks center completed his first year in the NBA. He previously went through USC as a university student and was number 6 in the 2020 draft.
Onyeka Okongwu left some scraps of the player who may be in the future. He played 50 regular season games. With averages of 4.6 points and 3.3 rebounds. And 18 postseason. With 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds in 9.2 minutes. All those numbers on a team that went a long way in the playoffs.