Blazers Zach Collins to have shoulder surgery

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Portland Trail Blazers center Zach Collins, right, shoots over San Antonio Spurs center Joffrey Lauvergne during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Trail Blazers forward Zach Collins will undergo surgery for an injury to his left shoulder, officials announced Saturday.

Collins’ surgery date has not been set, according to the team, and will return to the team after recovery.

In the first three games of the season, the 21-year-old forward has averaged 9.0 points (47.4% FG, 42.9% 3-PT, 100% FT), 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

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